Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Gen. French” in chapter 17, page 92 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5.:
...The enemy menaced Richardson's division, which was behind the railroad, to the left of Fair Oaks.
They appeared in the forest directly in front, where they halted and taunted our line to advance.
Gen. French , whose brigade was in front, declined the invitation, and the rebels rushed forward.
A furious battle opened instantly.
The enemy fought rapidly from the start, but adopted tactics which French c...
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