Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Major Palmer” in chapter 122, page 380 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
..., was conducted in good order.
On Major Sykes was imposed the responsible duty of covering the retreat of the army.
In this he was assisted on part of the route by the United States cavalry under Major Palmer .
The enemy followed us with their artillery and cavalry, shelling us constantly, until we reached Centreville.
Here we bivouacked for an hour, and then again took up the line of march.
But of t...
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