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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The battle of Shiloh [from the New Orleans, la, Picayune, Sept., 25, 1904.] (search)
n both sides. I give a brief resume of General Johnston's command, and what occurred previously, attle. On the 10th of September, 1861, General Johnston was assigned to the command of that part only about 4,000 available men to protect General Johnston's line against some 40,000 Federal troopsrces of the Northwest were turned against General Johnston in Kentucky. Halleck, with troops at Cai severe, it ended with a rout, which left General Johnston's right flank exposed. To then reduce th of 25,000 troops. When, on February 16, General Johnston learned of the defeat and surrender of thessmen was sent to President Davis to ask General Johnston's removal. To the committee Mr. Davis reexplanation in vindication of his course, General Johnston replied: I cannot correspond with the peo Halleck came down the Mississippi river. General Johnston suspected the movement and prepared to deroad at Florence, Ala., not far distant. General Johnston had determined to attack on the 3d of Apr[8 more...]