Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Washington” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: July 19, 1862., [Electronic resource]:
General McClellan then adds:
"I have given special direction to protect the property of the White House from any unnecessary injury or destruction, because it was once the property of General Washington , and I cannot believe that you will regard this as a cause for rebuke or censure.
I protect no houses against use when they are needed for sick or wounded soldiers.
Persons who endeavor to impose...
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