Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Early” in chapter 34 of Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army .:
... the mounted force already on the Red River were added several regiments of cavalry from the east bank of the Mississippi, and in a singular way one of these fell upon the trail of my old antagonist, General Early .
While crossing the river somewhere below Vicksburg some of the men noticed a suspicious looking party being ferried over in a rowboat, behind which two horses were swimming in tow. Chase was given...
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