Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Montgomery” in chapter 1 of Col. John M. Harrell, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.2, Arkansas:
...sachusetts, was secretary.
Major Montgomery was a practical operator, with L. C. Baker for his assistant and, eventually, chief operator.
On the evening of the completion of his line to Memphis, Montgomery called on the writer of this history with the announcement that he was about to send his first dispatch, which it was his desire to have the writer formulate.
He was in earnest, and the initial mes...
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