Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Benteen” in chapter 37 of Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army .:
...ment with a troop of cavalry, which he had hurriedly marched from Fort Zarah.
The savages were attacking the house of a Mr. Schermerhorn, where a few of the settlers had collected for defense, when Benteen approached.
Hearing the firing, the troopers rode toward the sound at a gallop, but when they appeared in view, coming over the hills, the Indians fled in all directions, escaping punishment throug...
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