and to have gone down with her. I can't say I am sorry; I have more feeling against Georgians who have decided against us than I have about the Yankees.
General Lee is showing considerable activity in his new office, and I have great hopes of him.
Lee's Mills, April 13, 1862.—General Joe Johnston came last night, and is passing down our lines.
It is said he comes to supersede Magruder.
April 15.—The conscription act is raising a stir among the twelve months men. The date of service of Cash's South Carolina regiment expired to-day.
More than three hundred of them wanted to go home with the enemy in our front, The Troup Artillery, to a man, said they would stay.
Dam No. 2, April 19.—The enemy has kept up a constant fire for six days along our lines, and several of my men have been killed.
General Johnston is very taciturn, and keeps his counsel to himself, so I do not know whether I may be ordered to cross or to commence a retreat.
April 28.—The colonel who led the assau