Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Major General Halleck” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: September 24, 1862., [Electronic resource]:
...scertained that the firing proceeded from our flying artillery attacking the rear guard of the retreating rebel army.
The same dispatch gives the following dispatches from McClellan:
Major General Halleck , General in Chief:
But little occurred yesterday except skirmishing.
Last night the enemy abandoned his position, leaving his dead and wounded on the field.
We are again in pursuit.
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