Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Curtis” in chapter 9 of Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army .:

...ports of the battle that came to Springfield, much glory was claimed for some other general officers, but as I had control of the telegraph line from Springfield east, I detained all despatches until General Curtis had sent in his official report. He thus had the opportunity of communicating with his superior in advance of some of his vain subordinates, who would have laid claim to the credit of the battle ha...

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