Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Captain Sleeper” in chapter 2 of Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox:
...ace, a very nasty place!
Then we rode to Headquarters, just in time to avoid a heavy rain, which continued much of the night.
To-day we have lain quiet; but this evening we took them over to see Captain Sleeper , 9th Massachusetts Battery.
The Colonel was very inquisitive about artillery, whereupon the enthusiastic Sleeper had a newly contrived shell, which was loaded, suddenly brought into the tent!
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