Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Johnston” in chapter 1.8 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
...rd changed opinion of that early day in his reply, saying: I would not give one company of regulars for the whole regiment.
When I returned to General Jackson's staff I had occasion to quote to him General Johnston 's opinion.
Did he say that, he asked, and of those splendid men?
And then he added: The patriotic volunteer, fighting for country and his rights, makes the most reliable soldier on earth.
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