Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Johnston” in chapter 36 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.:
...lan of concentration at Corinth, long contemplated, had taken shape as soon as Donelson fell.
On February 21st Mackall, adjutant-general, telegraphed to General Pillow, who was at Columbia, that General Johnston 's retreat will be toward Shelbyville.
On the same day orders were given to send Cleburne's regiment to Decatur.
On February 24th General Johnston telegraphed President Davis:
My movement ...
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