conduct of the troops, published by General G. T. Beauregard
to the Army of the Mississippi, will continue in force in the whole army until otherwise directed, and copies thereof will be furnished to the 3d Army Corps and the reserve.’1
When, at the suggestion of General Beauregard
, it was determined that we should advance on the 3d of April, to strike the enemy at Pittsburg Landing
, it was he again who, despite his illhealth, prepared and delivered to the Adjutant-General
of our united forces all the notes from which was written General Order No. 8
, directing and regulating the march of the army from Corinth
, and the order in which the enemy should be attacked.
with the army, and reached, simultaneously with General Johnston
, the ground whereon was formed the Confederate
line of battle.
He was then on horseback, as was General Johnston
To bring before the reader some of the incidents which occurred on the afternoon of the 5th, the following passage is taken from Major Waddell
's statement of facts relative to the battle of Shiloh