Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Grant” in chapter 16 of General Horace Porter, Campaigning with Grant:
... the cry, See here, I'm off!
and Badeau and the saddle were seen lying on the ground.
The horse stepped out of the girth and quietly continued his march up the hill as if nothing had happened.
General Grant stopped, and looking back at the ludicrous sight presented, fairly screamed with laughter, and did not recover his equanimity during the remainder of the ride.
Nothing could have been more amusing ...
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