Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Captain Elder” in chapter 89 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
... Captain Elder was sure to be up to the spare horses with his artillery.
Through ditches, over stumps, turning short corners, walking, trotting, galloping, the artillery never lagged in the rear.
Captain Elder is widely known as one of the most successful and dashing officers we have in the artillery service.
General Seymour evidently knew his men when he selected officers for his raiding party.
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