Statistics for occurrence #1 of “the Hon. C. J. Villere” in chapter 1 of Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865:
when it was learned in Richmond that General Beauregard had reported for duty a strong effort was made to obtain for him a command suitable to his rank.
A personal friend of his, the Hon. C. J. Villere , on September 1st, telegraphed him as follows: Would you prefer the Trans-Mississippi to Charleston?
His characteristic reply was: Have no preference to express.
Will go wherever ordered.
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