retreat across the Chattahoochee
Johnston relieved from command.
General Johnston, tGeneral Johnston, touching the operations of his Army near New Hope Church says :
Johnston's Narrative, pages 328, ight of the 28th of May from the position General Johnston erroneously assigns General Polk during tr duty with the Army of the West.
When General Johnston said as usual, I suggested that we attackve undergone so complete — a change under General Johnston, during the last year of the war. In trutne word which would convey a suspicion of General Johnston's contemplated retreat to Macon.
Short P. Stewart will show that I was desirous General Johnston should remain in command:
St. Louisll three unite in an effort to prevail on General Johnston to withhold the order, and retain commandd requesting him to recall the order removing Johnston, at least until the fate of Atlanta should beeipt of the above telegram, I returned to General Johnston's room, alone, and urged him, for the goo