Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Grant” in chapter 18 of Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army .:
I returned from leave the latter part of March, rejoining my division with the expectation that the campaign in that section would begin as early as April.
On the 12th of March, 1864, General Grant was assigned to the command of the armies of the United States, as general-in-chief.
He was already in Washington, whither he had gone to receive his commission as lieutenant-general.
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