Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Beauregard” in chapter 10 of Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army .:
...d to determine the strength of the enemy in that direction, as it was thought possible we might capture, by a concerted movement which General John Pope had suggested to General Halleck, a portion of Beauregard 's rear guard.
Pushing the Confederate scours rapidly in with a running fire for a mile or more, while we were approaching a little stream, I hoped to gobble the main body of the enemy's pickets.
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