Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Grant” in chapter 16, page 203 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
...ay; that he should send his boat to Kingston, but with his command strike across to Philadelphia, and report to me there.
I had but a small force of cavalry, which was, at the time of my receipt of General Grant 's orders, scouting over and about Benton and Columbus.
I left my aid, Major McCoy, at Charleston, to communicate with the cavalry, and hurry it forward.
It overtook me in the night at Athens.
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