Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Johnston” in chapter 2 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.:
...er for a moment alienated; so that, when he fell at Shiloh, I felt as if I had lost a brother.
That the friend so cherished had desired and valued this boyish devotion is proved by a letter of General Johnston 's from Utah, in 1858.
He writes to Captain Eaton:
I have known you long; more than the lifetime of a generation.
I remember when I first saw you on North River.
The son of a noble patriot ...
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