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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. 1,542 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 328 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 122 0 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 63 1 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 2 60 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 60 0 Browse Search
Col. J. Stoddard Johnston, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.1, Kentucky (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 50 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 38 0 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862., Part II: Correspondence, Orders, and Returns. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 36 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 36 0 Browse Search
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ving telescopic sights, they mourned their ponderous field and breastworks along their whole line, afraid to come forth in the open field and accept the gauge frequently proffered by the forces, comment to skulk like assessing and kill by twos and threes. With monster mortar batteries, and every appliances known to modern warfare this large army under McClellan has rain inactive for weeks before a much inferior force, and are again filled in their designs by the sagacious and ever-watchful Johnston. Having lost hundreds, fifty, thousands of lives, by sickness alone; having incurred fearful expenditures in rendering their position healths and tenable; having built long lines of military roads, hospitals, depots, and hereafter ball the Quartermaster's transportation in hauling munitions and supplies, the escapes them and their Commander in Chief is ranked among the class of Paterson and Scott, whose name and repute have been blasted by the astute Johnston. Touched to the quick, disc
A "Sell" --The members of the House of Delegates, in session assembled, on yesterday were the victims of one of the most heartless "rumors" that the city, in its most critical agonies of suspense, has yet been afflicted with. Some unknown scapegrace, under the questionable guise of a courier from the Peniusuts, concocted a story that Gen. Johnston had pitched into the enemy in New Kent county, and used them up, killing about six thousand, taking about eight hundred prisoners, and retaining possession of the field. The intelligence was read informally before the House, and created a tremendously agreeable sensation but in the course of an hour or two Governor Latcher heard of the affair, and set about discovering its basis before going into hysterics of jubilation. The result of his labors proved the report to be a stupendous fabrication, and he sent word indirectly to the House, that if any such stories were ever circulated again, he would undoubtedly arrest the man that did
troops from Mobile and Pensacola, under Maj. Gen. Bragg, constituted the Army of the Mississippi. At the same time, Gen. Johnston being at Murfreesboro', on the march to form a junction of his forces with mine, was called on to send at least a brioad, so that we might fall on and crush the enemy should he attempt an advance from under his gunboats. The call on General Johnston was promptly complied with. His entire force was also fastened in this direction, and by the 1st of April our uniteell, then known to be advancing for that purpose by rapid marches from Nashville via Columbia. About the same time, General Johnston was advised that such an operation conformed to the expectations of the President. By a rapid and vigorous attao action. Our loss was heavy, as will appear from the accompanying return marked "B." Our Commander-in-Chief, Gen. A. S. Johnston, fell mortally wounded and died on the field at 2:80 P. M, after having shown the highest qualities of the command