Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Crook” in chapter 9, page 126 of Col. Robert White, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.2, West Virginia:
... from the general.
Vandiver, Gassman, Daily, Tucker and others promptly accepted the invitation.
With the air of a general in authority Vandiver addressed the surprised Federal officer by saying: General Crook , you are my prisoner!
By what authority, sir?
said Crook, who had not yet risen from his bed. General Rosser, sir; Fitzhugh Lee's division of cavalry, was Vandiver's emphatic reply.
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