With the enemy "so near," Gunby must hurry all of the stores from Hillsborough and get them across the "Roanok" River at Taylor's Ferry.[1
] NG was changing the instructions he had given Gunby in the previous letter of this date (PGNG, 7: 280
). He sent further orders regarding the stores a third letter of this date (PGNG, 7: 280
). Taylor's Ferry, Va., was some fifty miles northeast of Hillsborough.