Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Lieutenant Nelson A. Miles” in chapter 2.15 of Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1:
...rals Erasmus D. Keyes, Silas Casey, and other acquaintances who were stationed near that flank.
During my ride we were crossing a narrow ravine in the midst of which was a sluggish, muddy stream.
Lieutenant Nelson A. Miles , my aidde-camp, rode up and, though usually ardent, wisely checked his horse.
Believing I could easily clear the stream at a bound I let my active horse, Charlie, have the reins.
He sprang forw...
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