Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Johnston” in chapter 16 of Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States.:
...f so responsible a position.
I will not consent, but will rather imitate your own example when civic honors were offered to you.
In a letter to the present writer, adverting to the foregoing, General Johnston says:
My friends, some of them, in the States, say that a glittering prize is within my grasp, in their opinion.
If I had you to write my answer, declining the proffered honor, if by any cha...
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