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l be made against this place; we ought not, surely, to put in jeopardy the result, by failing to meet it with a force sufficient to place success beyond hazard. With great respect, your obedient servant, (Signed) A. S. Johnston, General C. S. A. Hon. J. P. Benjamin, Secretary of War. The stringency with which the Secretary of War enforced his order against twelve months volunteers may be inferred from the following correspondence: headquarters, Western Department, Bowling Green, January 12, 1862. Sir: Adjutant-General Whitthorne, of Tennessee, has inclosed me a copy of the order issued by Acting Assistant Adjutant-General Groner, directing that no twelve months volunteer company, battalion, or regiment, shall be mustered into the Confederate service, unless armed; and, also, giving notice that General Carroll has been directed to muster out of service Colonel Gillespie's regiment. Believing as I do that the public interest requires that the department over which you pres