Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in chapter 1 of General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War:
...hat gentleman was requested, at the same time, to instruct the Adjutant-General, who had kindly accompanied me, to write the order announcing its acceptance, immediately.
No other officer of the United States Army of equal rank, that of brigadier-general, relinquished his position in it to join the Southern Confederacy.
Many officers of that army, of Southern birth, had previously resigned their comm...
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