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ouis. During this second period of life in California, we see Sherman as a business man—a banker. He was cautious and Sherman in 1865 If Sherman was deemed merciless in war, he was superbly generous when the fighting was over. To Joseph E. Johnston he offered most liberal terms of surrender for the Southern armies. Their acceptance would have gone far to prevent the worst of the reconstruction enormities. Unfortunately his first convention with Johnston was disapproved. The death oe was buried, as he wished, in St. Louis, by the side of his wife and his little son, who had died nearly thirty years before. Inconspicuous among the many generals who went to New York to do honor to the dead leader was a quiet old gentleman in civilian dress— Sherman's ablest antagonist in war, Joseph E. Johnston, and by the side of the grave at St. Louis was one of his old Louisiana colleagues, proud of his unique experience, a professor under Sherman and a soldier under Stonewall Jackso
for the Confederacy at Manassas (First Bull Run), in 1861. then he disappeared from view—a way he had, as his antagonists were to learn later—for a while, and at one time it seemed as if the theater of active operations was to know his presence no more, when, in response to an order from the War Department in Richmond, along with his acquiescence, he tendered his resignation from the command he then held. Fortunately, this document went through the headquarters of his superior, General Joseph E. Johnston, who before forwarding it wrote to Jackson asking reconsideration, and so the services of the latter were retained to the Confederacy, and we were to hear much of his doings from that time until his untimely and tragic death. But in the months immediately succeeding Bull Run, he was almost lost sight of, and it was only at the opening of the campaign of 1862 that he began to loom again upon the military horizon. the fortunes of the young Confederacy seemed then at a low ebb; fr
s went rapidly on. On May 24th, Brigadier-General Joseph E. Johnston assumed command of the troops, federate Army of the Potomac. General Joseph Eggleston Johnston (U. S. M. A. 1829) was born ie Citadel-the City of Petersburg. Joseph Eggleston Johnston Johnston commanded the First and Johnston commanded the First and the Last Great Aggressive Movements of Confederate Armies—Bull Run and Bentonville. and attempted tent Sherman's advance through the Carolinas. Johnston's capitulation was agreed upon near Durham's ennessee at Franklin and Nashville, and under Johnston in the Carolinas. After the war he went to Eenandoah joined this force on July 20th, when Johnston superseded Beauregard. The Department of Norin 1865, merging them with those under General J. E. Johnston, and surrendered his army to Sherman. se. Army of Northern Virginia General J. E. Johnston was wounded at Seven Pines, May 31,-of-staff to and had a brigade under General Joseph E. Johnston. He was seriously wounded at Bull R[4 more...]<
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), General officers of the Confederate Army: a full roster compiled from the official records (search)
Wright has followed the strictest interpretation of the Confederate records below. As for the body of this History it has been thought best to employ the titles most commonly used, and found in the popular reference works. The highest rank attained is given in every case together with the date of the commission conferring such rank. Generals, regular Beauregard, P. G. T., July 21, 1861. Bragg, Braxton, April 6, 1862. Cooper, Samuel, May 16, 1861. Johnston, A. S., May 30, 1861. Johnston, J. E., July 4, 1861. Lee, Robert E., June 14, 1861. General, provisional army Smith, E. Kirby, Feb. 19, 1864. Generals, provisional army (with temporary rank) Hood, John B., July 18, 1864. Lieutenant-generals, provisional army Buckner, S. B., Sept. 20, 1864. Ewell, Richard S., May 23, 1863. Forrest, N. B., Feb. 28, 1865. Hampton, Wade, Feb. 14, 1865. Hardee, Wm. J., Oct. 10, 1862. Hill, Ambrose P., May 24, 1863. Hill, Daniel H., July 11, 1863. Holmes, T. H., Oct. 13, 18