Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Van Dorn” in chapter 7 of Col. J. Stoddard Johnston, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.1, Kentucky:
... my embarrassment.
Your division cannot be brought here now. To separate you from it might be injurious and even unpleasant to you, and not satisfactory to General Van Dorn.
If you desire it, and General Van Dorn will consent, you shall come at once.
A command is ready for you, and I shall hope to see your eyes beam again at the command Forward as they did at Shiloh, in the midst of our greatest success.
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