Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Kilpatrick” in chapter 145, page 574 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
... vicinity, he ascertained that a column of Union cavalry from General Butler's department had just left there.
This was the first intimation of assistance being so near at hand.
Thursday morning, General Kilpatrick moved toward New-Kent Court-House, and on the way met Colonel Spear, in command of a cavalry force, looking after General Kilpatrick's command.
The meeting was a gratifying one on both sides.
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