Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Reb” in chapter 2 of Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox:
...gh, as Co says, drunk --looking, are much more suited to a painter than the trig uniforms of the Europeans.
So here we are, with horses saddled, waiting to see what is what.
You understand that Mr. Reb is not very near us, in fact further off than before, but he is moving, and so we, too, are en garde.
Our army, I say with emphasis, ought to be able to whip the gentlemen.
Down comes General ...
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