Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Howard” in chapter 55 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...ral Dahlgren, to communicate with General Foster, and make the latter acquainted with his plans; but on his return he was overtaken by a tug, with the following telegram:
To General Sherman:
General Howard reports one of General Legget's brigades near Savannah, and no enemy.
Prisoners say the city is abandoned and enemy gone to Hardeesville.
From Station, near Headquarters.
On receipt of th...
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