Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Brandy Station” in chapter 24 of Heros von Borcke, Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence:
...and beautiful, we completed our preparations, and gave the last touch to our arms and equipments; and about eight o'clock General Stuart and his Staff mounted their horses and made for the plains of Brandy Station , which that day were for once to be the scene, not of a battle in all its sanguinary tumult, but of a military spectacle comparatively peaceful in character.
Our little band presented a gay and gal...
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