Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Governor Letcher” in chapter 1 of General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War:
General Lee had been appointed commander-in-chief, with the rank of major-general.
There were, however, several other officers of that grade.
A few hours after my arrival, Governor Letcher gave me the appointment of major-general.
The commander-in-chief assigned me to the service of organizing and instructing the volunteers then just beginning to assemble at the call of the Govern...
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