Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Washington Territory” in chapter 5 of Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army .:

...force was under the command of Major Rains, Fourth Infantry, who, in order that he might rank Nesmith, by some hocus-pocus had been made a brigadier-general, under an appointment from the Governor of Washington Territory . We started from the Dalles October 30, under conditions that were not conducive to success. The season was late for operations; and worse still, the command was not in accord with the command...

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