Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Smoky Hill River” in chapter 39 of Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army .:
... and snow, but nevertheless we made good time, and by night-fall reached Bluff Creek.
In twenty-four hours more we made Fort Dodge, and on the 6th of March arrived at Fort Hays.
Just south of the Smoky Hill River , a little before we got to the post, a courier heading for Fort Dodge passed us at a rapid gait.
Suspecting that he had despatches for me, I directed my outrider to overtake him and find out. The c...
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