Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Charybdis” in chapter 1.1 of Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2:

...to get off their wounded, but leaving the ground literally strewn with their slain. There went on a small body of Confederates, who found little to oppose them as they advanced between Scylla and Charybdis westward — not being detained by Giles A. Smith's brigade on their left, or by Wangelin or Martin more to their right — not enough, however, to make a half mile of unbroken frontage, all...

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