Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Von Steinmetz” in chapter 41 of Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army .:

...ly decided to make an obstinate fight to cover their withdrawal to Metz. As the Germans moved to the attack here, the French fire became heavy and destructive, so much so, indeed, as to cause General Von Steinmetz to order some cavalry belonging to the right wing to make a charge. Crossing the ravine before described, this body of horse swept up the slope beyond, the front ranks urged forward by the momentum...

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