Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Major-General William Nelson” in chapter 11 of Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army .:

...souri, Thirty-sixth and Forty-fourth Illinois infantry, and of such other regiments as might be sent me in advance of the arrival of General Buell's army. When I reached Louisville I reported to Major-General William Nelson , who was sick, and who received me as he lay in bed. He asked me why I did not wear the shoulder-straps of my rank. I answered that I was the colonel of the Second Michigan cavalry, and had on my a...

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