Statistics for occurrence #1 of “J. E. Johnston” in chapter 8 of Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee:

...rom his section of Virginia and was a relative, and he received the appointment. In those days the quartermaster general had the rank of brigadier general. When the writer once asked Mr. Davis if J. E. Johnston was not entitled to be the ranking senior general in the Southern army, he replied, No, because the quartermaster general was not considered in the line of promotion or eligible to active work in the...
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J. E. Johnston 4,345 86 21 0 0 user votes
Gen J. E. Johnston 4 0 0 0 0 user votes

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