Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Chalons” in chapter 41 of Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army .:
...ilitary saddles on the nigh horse of each span, completed the establishment.
All being ready, we took one of the roads from Pont-a-Mousson to R6zonville, which is on the direct road from Metz to Chalons , and near the central point of the field where, on the 16th of August, the battle of Mars-la-Tour had been fought.
It was by this road that the Pomeranians, numbering about 30,000 men, had been ord...
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