Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Murfreesboro” in chapter 34 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.:
...ts there would have been no attack.
The following letters from General Johnston to the Secretary of War give a brief but comprehensive view of his situation :
headquarters, Western Department, Murfreesboro , Tennessee, February 27, 1862.
Sir: The fall of Fort Donelson compelled me to withdraw the forces under my command from the north bank of the Cumberland, and to abandon the defense of Nashville, ...
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