Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Pleasonton” in chapter 2 of Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox:
...can think of is Hancock, for a long while laid up by his Gettysburg wound, and not yet in the field.
He belongs in this army, is popular, and has an excellent name.
The New York Herald insists on General Pleasonton , which is an original idea.
I heard of an officer who asserted that he had seen the order putting him in command; a rather unlikely assertion.
Headquarters Army of Potomac December 12, 1863
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