Sahih Muslim | Book 21 | Hadith Number 4760

Narrated by Jabir b. 'Abdullah
Jabir b. 'Abdullah reported that Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) sent on in expedition a detachment consisting of three hundred (persons) and appointed Abu 'Ubaida b. Jarrah as their chief. Their provisions ran short: 'Abu 'Ubaida collected their provisions in the provision bag and he fed us (for some time). Later on when the provisions ran short he gave us one date every day.