Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Johnston” in chapter 37 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.:

...orning, on the ground that we have lost an opportunity by delay. I replied that I knew that such was the feeling of General Beauregard, and he seemed wonderfully depressed in spirits. But, says General Johnston , don't you think it is better to fight, and run the chances of defeat rather than retreat? Our troops are in high spirits, eager for the trial of arms, and confident of victory; and the effect of a...
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