Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Marshal MacMahon” in chapter 42 of Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army .:

...nts from Bar-le-Duc northward, that finally compelled the surrender at Sedan. This sudden change of direction I did not at first understand, but soon learned that it was because of the movements of Marshal MacMahon , who, having united the French army beaten at Worth with three fresh corps at Chalons, was marching to relieve Metz in obedience to orders from the Minister of War at Paris. As we passed along t...

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