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in one of his publications, says: Albert Sidney Johnston, who, take him all in all, was the simplest, bravest, grandest man we have ever known, once said to the present writer, There is no measuring such a man as Davis; and this high tribute had a fitting counterpart in that which Davis paid Johnston, when discussing in the Federal Senate the Utah Expedition. This tribute has been already quoted. General Richard Taylor, in the advanced sheets of his Reminiscences, published March, 1878, in the Southern historical society papers, says: Shiloh. Shiloh was a great misfortune. At the moment of his fall, Sidney Johnston, with all the energy of his nature, was pressing on the routed foe. Crouching under the bank of the Tennessee River, Grant was helpless. One short hour more of life to Johnston would have completed his destruction. The second in command-Beauregard — was on another and distant part of the field, and, before he could gather the reins of direction, dark