Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Colonel Brown” in chapter 24 of Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States.:

...rning, and proceed down the Big Barren River to Bowling Green--about fifty miles by the meanders of the river — examine every ford upon the river, and report to him that night at Bowling Green. Colonel Brown said that he would prefer not to have more than half a dozen men; to which General Johnston replied, Well, as my friend Captain Jack--Hays used to say, on the plains of Texas, when about leaving camp...

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