Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Leonidas” in chapter 33 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.:
...tioners, who had given up their homes to follow the fortunes of his army, but he was bound to do what was right and necessary.
A letter was written to him by Governor Johnson, in the very spirit of Leonidas , whom he emulated.
Sometimes it is harder to do right than to hold a Thermopylae.
General Johnston was inexorable.
It is sufficient here to say that this gallant and excellent man lived long en...
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