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al Johnston remained at Columbus superintending its fortifications, and directing the movement and organization of troops, until October 12th. Early in October Buckner advised him that the enemy was about to advance against Bowling Green. He replied: Hold on Bowling Green and its surroundings-general Johnston's map. to Bowling Green. Make your stand there. All the troops I can raise will be with you. To the adjutant-general he made the following report by telegraph: Columbus, October 12, 1861. The troops here are still actively engaged in preparation for the defense of this point, and I hope to have the work complete soon. I anticipate no immediate advance of the enemy on this line, but, learning they are advancing in considerable force on Bowling Green, I have ordered thither the available force without weakening this point materially, and will to-night repair there and take command in person. General Hardee has already arrived there, and by to-night three-fifths of