Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Monocacy” in chapter 24 of Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army .:
...llected by General Lew Wallace, met and held the Confederates till the other reinforcements that had been ordered to the capital from Petersburg could be brought up. Wallace contested the line of the Monocacy with obstinacy, but had to retire finally toward Baltimore.
The road was then open to Washington, and Early marched to the outskirts and began against the capital the demonstrations which were desi...
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