Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Governor Sayers” in chapter 1.48, section c.1.48.40, page 159 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35.:

...and writers, and credited by a good many people in the South. The account of the ceremonies attending the return of the flag of the Eighth Texas Cavalry, in the Veteran of December, 1899, reports Governor Sayers as saying: And finally Appomattox came and General Lee surrendered; the great, heroic, magnanimous Grant refuses to take his sword. Colonel Charles Marshall, who was, I believe, the only officer...
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