Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Buford” in chapter 2 of Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox:
...them, the General praying for a battle.
Our cavalry has been heavily engaged this afternoon, and they may make a stand, or indeed, they may not. I think I was never so well and strong in my life.
General Buford came in to-day, cold and tired and wet; Oh!
said he to me, do you know what I would do if I were a volunteer aide?
I would just run home as fast as I could, and never come back again!
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