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d not believe that such was their deliberate purpose, and made an appeal to them in terms which he thought could not fail to move them, but only one man changed his vote. The regiment was disbanded, but a number reenlisted in the company of Captain Shivers and won distinction at Monterey. Thus was General Johnston again compelled to see the labor of months undone in an hour, and his hopes of honorable distinction dissipated, without fault of his, by the instability of others. He was deeplwould come to see you, and then go back. Has General Johnston come home? No, sir. Then go back; you cannot come in here! The son hurried back to the beach, got aboard a schooner, and was with the army in time to share with his comrades under Shivers in the attack on Monterey. The following letter, written soon after the battle of Monterey, gives a sufficient view of the campaign, terminating in that fine feat of arms: Monterey, Mexico, September 28, 1846. my dear son: My regiment wa