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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. 2 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: October 14, 1863., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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er, but at no moment was he reckless, or even imprudent in unnecessarily exposing himself to injury. The pressure upon Sidney Johnston was from no selfish thought or narrow feeling, but from the circumstances under which he had ordered the battle for to-morrow morning at daylight, and the disparity of his forces compared with those of the enemy. If with a thoroughly-trained army, under skillful leaders, devotedly attached to their chieftain, and accustomed to victory, the first Napoleon at Jena excused himself for taking personal risks, by saying, I must needs see how things are going, surely Albert Sidney Johnston at Shiloh will not be misinterpreted. Surely, there, he must needs see how things were going. No, no, he fell in the path of duty, thinking not of self. General Preston wrote : I felt at Shiloh, when your father fell, that our last hope of victory perished, and that his place would never be supplied. Major Haydon, in his Rough notes on Shiloh, says: