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i., page 197): This was universally known to be the signal for action. For it we were utterly unprepared, whereas the rebels were fully prepared. General Sidney Johnston immediately crossed into Kentucky, and advanced as far as Bowling Green, which he began to fortify, and thence dispatched General Buckner with a division e facts could have been easily learned by inquiry, it will be seen how profound and permanent an impression the misconception of the time made upon them. General Johnston's whole available force-4,000 men — a mere skirmish-line to mask his preparations from the enemy, was thrown forward with Buckner. About 4,000 more Tennessehe United States, and offering to retire from the State if the Federal forces would do likewise. But, of course, this was no longer expected by anybody. General Johnston issued the following manifesto: Proclamation. whereas, the armed occupation of a part of Kentucky by the United States, and the preparations which manife
ociate in private life, might be with General Sidney Johnston for a lifetime without ever discoveristruggle, were assembled in Austin, where General Johnston was then stationed. The citizens gave thplendid ball. But, when the company met, General Johnston was absent, and his presence was considere army, they had forgotten to send one to General Johnston. They were greatly embarrassed to know hin Barton's Creek and the Colorado River. General Johnston then said: I will answer your question fo dinner, and while conversing with him and Mrs. Johnston, he remarked: Your sermon to-day interestey of my movements, and saved my life. General Johnston's deliberation is illustrated by his remathe two being then ten or fifteen to one. General Johnston requested me to look over the druggist's at the time of the Utah Expedition: Colonel Johnston is now in the matured vigor of manhood. ted December 28, 1872, writes thus: General Johnston's life will be a difficult one to write, [1 more...]