Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Smith” in chapter 142 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
...al Banks, I am informed, that he had sacrificed the best fighting division in the army.
The enemy followed us up and got a severe punishing at the hands of General Smith. General Banks said to him: General Smith , you have saved my army.
Smith's reply was characteristic--By God!
I know it, sir.
When told that reinforcements were coming, Smith said he was very sorry.
Before being asked the reason, he...
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