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uarters, telegraphed President Davis: Nothing but your presence here can save Tennessee. General Johnston's army is demoralized. Your presence will reassure it, and will save Tennessee.. Nothing else can. For God's sake, come! An officer who overheard its transmission reported the fact to General Johnston, who replied: I was aware of his distrust. Take no notice of it. An officer, high in the staff of the army, and influential — a Mississippian-telegraphed thus: Memphis, March 1, 1862. If Johnston and Hardee are not removed, the army is demoralized. President Davis must come here and take the field. A member of the Confederate Congress telegraphed as follows: Atlanta, March 11, 1862. I have been with and near General Johnston's army ever since he was assigned command — have been his admirer and defender-still admire him as a man; but, in my judgment, his errors of omission, commission, and delay, have been greater than any general's who ever preceded him,