Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Johnston” in chapter 21 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.:
...in charge of the column of advance, telegraphing to Richmond for his appointment as brigadier-general, which was made next day, September 15th.
The grounds of his intended movement were given by General Johnston to the President, the day before it was made, in the following letter:
Nashville, Tennessee, September 16, 1861.
Mr. President: Your dispatch of the 13th instant was received at Chattanooga.
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