Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Johnston” in chapter 57 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

... equally impracticable, for Grant was extending his left below Petersburg, and should Lee leave his fortified lines Grant would follow him so closely that it would be impossible for him to unite with General Johnston or fall on Sherman's army. Besides, with his eighty thousand men. Sherman felt confident that he could hold his own against Johnston and Lee combined until Grant could come upon the scene with his ...

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