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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. 865 67 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 231 31 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 175 45 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 153 9 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 139 19 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 122 6 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 91 7 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 2 89 3 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 88 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 55 5 Browse Search
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ls on file at the adjutant-general's office. To this estimate should be added a considerable number of independent companies tendered directly to the Confederate authorities and ordered to Missouri, Kentucky or Virginia, probably fifteen companies, making the number over 24,000. When this number shall be farther increased by the thirty companies enlisted for the war, now in camp in the State, and the companies now rapidly sending in their tender of service under the recent call of Maj.-Gen. A. S. Johnston for ten thousand troops, the aggregate will exceed 35,000, which is probably a larger proportion of the adult male population than any State or nation has sent to war in modern times; and when it is remembered that not one of all these thousands has been required by law to enter the service, or constrained by any force save their patriotic desire to stand between the State and her enemies, Mississippi may well feel proud of her volunteer defenders and cheerfully bear any burden nec
d equipment of the troops they met in shock of battle, but they demonstrated no lack of daring and intrepid manhood. After the battle the Thirteenth, Seventeenth and Eighteenth regiments were brought together in a brigade commanded by N. G. Evans; and the Twelfth regiment, a later arrival, under Col. Richard Griffith, was assigned to Ewell's brigade. The new Seventh brigade, distinctively Mississippian, was distinguished in October, 1861, in the battle of Leesburg, in honor of which General Johnston issued an order of congratulation, declaring that the skill and courage with which this victory has been achieved entitle Colonel Evans and the Seventh brigade to the thanks of the army. Associated with the Mississippians in this victory were the Eighth Virginia and Jenifer's cavalry. At the time of the combat the Potomac river was the line between the Northern and Southern armies in the vicinity of Leesburg, where, and from that place to Goose Creek, Evans' brigade was stationed.
Defense of the Mississippi river Albert Sidney Johnston's army State troops in Kentucky batnd rivers were sadly inadequate. Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston, of Kentucky, coming from CaliforniGen. Reuben Davis, with 2,000 men, reinforced Johnston at Bowling Green, on December 16th, and four retreat. According to the organization of Johnston's army at Bowling Green in January, 1862, the the Confederates under Humphrey Marshall. Johnston's right being thus rendered hors de combat, Gsee and of the army of the Mississippi, after Johnston's line had been cut in two on the Tennessee r Colonel Martin, and Hardcastle's battalion. Johnston moved the military stores saved from Nashville order of march and battle was issued by General Johnston, according to which Hardee was to advance hill, where they were halted by order of General Johnston. Later, Chalmers renewed the attack; his waged under different circumstances. Albert Sidney Johnston had been killed, and his soldiers had[4 more...]
Colonel Charles E. Hooker, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.2, Mississippi (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Biographical. (search)
is was eager to serve his country once more in the field. He was made a brigadier-general of State troops, and then major-general, and in this capacity he led to Bowling Green, Ky., 2,000 sixty days men, raised in response to the call of Albert Sidney Johnston in the fall and winter of 1861. He was assigned by General Hardee to command of the fortifications at Bowling Green, December 20th, and one of Hardee's brigades was also for a time under his command. When the period of enlistment of hisppi district. There, in general command of the forces of Price, McCulloch and McIntosh, he brought on the battle of Elkhorn, which was wellcon-ceived, but failed of success through the untimely loss of the latter two officers. Ordered by Gen. A. S. Johnston to cross the Mississippi, he brought his army to Corinth just after the battle of Shiloh, and joining Beauregard, was in command of the army of the West, which formed one corps of the forces occupying Corinth until the latter part of May.