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I certify that the above is a correct invoice of ordnance and ordnance stores issued by me this 28th day of May, 1861, to Mrs. Bradley T. Johnson.

Alex. W. Lawrence, First Lieut. Artillery and Ordnance.
June 1st, 1861.
Conductor of train from Winchester to Harper's Ferry will detain the train one hour or more for arms which are in charge of the bearer, Mr. S. Johnson.

A. R. Chisolm, Aid-de-Camp to Gen. Beauregard.
Rec'd Ordnance Dept. Harper's Ferry, Va., June 3rd, 1861, of Mrs. B. T. Johnson, five hundred Miss. rifles, cal. 54, ten thousand cartridges, and forty-five hundred caps.

G. M. Cochran, Master of Ordnance.

The issue of arms to the Marylanders by a woman was a romantic incident of the day, and Col. Jackson (Stonewall) called on her, and thanked her for her services.

The officers of the battalion held a meeting and passed the following resolutions:

Resolved, That the thanks of the Maryland Line be tendered to Mrs. Captain B. T. Johnson for her earnest, patriotic and successful efforts in arming and equipping the Maryland Line.

Resolved, That we, the officers, pledge ourselves, and for our men, that the arms she has obtained shall at the close of the war be returned to the State of North Carolina without stain or dishonor.

Resolved, That these resolutions be signed by the officers of the meeting and presented to Mrs. Johnson.

James R. Herbert, President. J. C. W. Marriott, Secretary.

She forthwith returned to Richmond for clothes and tents, and on June 29 started back with forty-one tents, and enough uniforms and underclothes for 500 men.

Mrs. Johnson remained at Harper's Ferry and accompanied the troops when that place was evacuated June 16, 1861. She stayed in Winchester when Johnston's Army awaited Patterson at that place, and stood on the balcony at the Taylor House, waiving her handkerchief at the regiment as the column marched down the street on July 18, 1861, on its way to Beauregard and First Manassas.

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