Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Franklin” in chapter 142, page 546 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
...ey had met the rear-guard of the enemy.
A sharp skirmish ensued.
The fighting became so earnest at last, that General Lee began to doubt the ability of his cavalry to force a passage, and sent to General Franklin for a brigade of infantry, as a reinforcement.
The enemy were driven, however, before the infantry arrived, with severe loss, the cavalry being compelled to dismount, and fight through the woods.
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