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the desert journey. Resignation accepted. impending War. a dread alternative. cherished Gift. surveillance and escape. on the road. the desert. the Comet. Tucson. the Pimos Indians, anecdote. Federal troops. running the gantlet. an Indian massacre. the Rio Grande. anecdote. escape of Moore and Lord. Lynde's surrender. through Texas. anecdotes. the journey summed up. A nation's suspense and joy. Arrival at Richmond. General Johnston remained at Los Angeles from May 2d to June 16th. His letter to Mrs. Gilpin, already given (page 273), reveals in some measure his feelings at this time. The Administration, which thought the personal indignity put upon him atoned for by an offer of promotion, and the crooked policy of discrediting an upright soldier an act merely political, left his reputation to this late vindication. The arbitrary delay, without cause or explanation, in accepting his resignation, as if to embarrass his action, evidently aroused General J