Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Colonel Beatty” in chapter 21 of John Beatty, The Citizen-Soldier; or, Memoirs of a Volunteer:
...inutes at Department Headquarters to see Garfield.
General Rosecrans came into the room; but, as I was dressed in citizens' clothes, did not at first recognize me. Garfield said: General Rosecrans, Colonel Beatty .
The General took me by the hand, turned my face to the light, and said he did not have a fair view of me before.
Well, he continued, you are a general now, are you?
I told him I was not sur...
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