Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Grant” in chapter 23 of Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865:
Telegraphic communications between him and Nelson were established on the 3d of April.
The latter telegraphed that he could be at Savannah with his division on the 5th.
On the 4th, General Grant replied that he need not hasten his march, as transports to convey him to Pittsburg Landing would not be ready before the 8th.
Nevertheless, Nelson hastened on, and it was well he did, for he gave ...
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