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Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 1 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 1 1 Browse Search
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a citizen of the United States. This is a sentiment, it is to be feared, some officers do not entertain, or cannot sufficiently appreciate. The people of this State were much gratified when they learned Colonel Johnston had charge of this department. His course, and the successes of his officers, have fully met their expectations, and, should he be continued, there is an abiding trust reposed in his ability to give protection to the frontier. In a letter to the author, dated December 24, 1856, inclosing the foregoing, General Johnston remarks: They praise or condemn on grounds equally untenable. In this case they totally misapprehend me. They believe I have a desire to conciliate, and consider it the motive of my action. The truth is, they felt unsafe. A feeling of security was due to them. According it to them was a simple act of duty, nothing more. General Johnston's influence with young and ardent men was very great. Two illustrations of this are given by