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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. 14 0 Browse Search
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assistant adjutant-general and chief of staff. A little later, order no. 2, as follows, was issued: orders no. 2.headquarters, Western Department, Columbus, Kentucky, September 26, 1861. The following officers are announced as the personal and departmental staff of General Albert S. Johnston, commanding, viz.: personal staff.-Aide-de-Camp: R. P. Hunt, lieutenant C. S. Army. Volunteer Aides: Colonels Robert W. Johnson, Thomas C. Reynolds, Samuel Tate; Majors George T. Howard, D. M. Haydon, and Edward W. Munford. Department of Orders.-Assistant Adjutant-Generals: Lieutenant-Colonel W. W. Mackall, Captain H. P. Brewster, First-Lieutenant N. Wickliffe (acting). Quartermaster's Department.-Principal Quartermaster: Major Albert J. Smith. Commissary Department.-Principal Commissary: Captain Thomas K. Jackson. Engineer's Corps.-First-Lieutenant Joseph Dixon. By command of General A. S. Johnston. W. W. Mackall, Assistant Adjutant-General. The appointmen
r five o'clock. We mounted, galloped to the front, found the enemy in retreat, and our line just starting in pursuit. Haydon says that General Johnston had ordered his horse at five o'clock. We all got off in fine spirits. . . . The generals sepaed this to the general, I was requested by him to order General Bragg to advance. Bragg had already given the order. Haydon says: Colonel Preston then carried the order to Hindman's brigade, who made a splendid and victorious charge. . . I He threw it against the enemy, and it executed its difficult task with great dash and persistence, under his eye. Major Haydon makes this note: As soon as General Johnston discovered we were under the fire of the enemy, he ordered a Texas t he could not swallow it. General Johnston soon became utterly unconscious, and quietly passed away. Colonel O'Hara, Major Haydon, and others of the staff, joined the group soon after. Wrapping his body in a mantle to conceal his death from the
Chapter 37: the end. Not reckless. estimates of character by Colonel Munford, by General Preston, by Major Haydon, Colonel Jack. reminiscences of Rev. R. D. Chapman, of Rev. E. Fontaine, of Dr. D. W. Yandell. description in Harper's Weekly. estimate by Thomas F. McKinney, by the New York times, by General William J. Worth. reminiscences of Rev. Dr. Galleher, of Colonel J. W. Avery. estimate by General W. C. Whitthorne. anecdote by Lieutenant J. M. Fairbanks. Scott and Davis alw things were going. No, no, he fell in the path of duty, thinking not of self. General Preston wrote : I felt at Shiloh, when your father fell, that our last hope of victory perished, and that his place would never be supplied. Major Haydon, in his Rough notes on Shiloh, says: Thus fell one of the greatest generals of the age. He fell where heroes like to fall — in the arms of victory upon the battle-field. It is a mistake to suppose that the censure of ignorant men about