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ebagoes. Red Bird. aversion to letter-writing. the angry flute-player. General Atkinson and his wife. Johnston's standing as an officer. a suicide. his charityantry, to take date from July 1, 1826. The Sixth, commanded by brevet Brigadier-General Henry Atkinson, was then esteemed the crack regiment; so that at once he proced to negotiate with General Cass, who thereupon turned the matter over to General Atkinson. The expedition left Prairie du Chien on the 29th of August, and returned828 Lieutenant Johnston was selected as adjutant of the regiment by Brevet-General Henry Atkinson, the colonel commanding. Atkinson was an officer of fair military Atkinson was an officer of fair military capacity and experience, of a bright and social temper, and of popular manners. General Scott, in his autobiography, calls him an excellent man and fine soldier; andnd the eldest of a family celebrated for beauty, wit, and charm of manner. Mrs. Atkinson, aided, after the lapse of some years, by her brilliant and beautiful siste
ohnston's journal. movements of troops. General Atkinson's negotiations for peace. Pacific course report, as assistant adjutant-general of General Atkinson, but his private journal furnished the moar: On the 1st of April, 1832, Brigadier-General Atkinson, then commanding the right wing, Wesn obedience to the above-mentioned order, General Atkinson set off for the Upper Mississippi, with sad the power. The speakers also informed General Atkinson that Black Hawk was eight or nine miles ufatigue and insufficiency of proper food, General Atkinson selected about 900 of the best mounted von, had been interposed, under orders from General Atkinson, to cut off his retreat; and a sharp skirre to stop the effusion of blood, induced General Atkinson to desist from the pursuit of the miserabthe presence of an overpowering force, to General Atkinson, as he had yielded to General Gaines the of War addressed the following letter to General Atkinson: Department of War, October 24, 1882. [16 more...]
it as a memento of the event. He was ever afterward a warm friend of General Johnston. From Mr. Groce's Mr. Johnston proceeded to the headquarters of the army, which were then on the river Coleto, about fifteen miles east of Goliad. Although Mr. Johnston bore with him the highest testimonials to his personal worth and military ability, in the form of letters of introduction from persons of distinction in the United States to the leading men of Texas, he forbore to deliver them. General Atkinson had sent him a letter to Stephen F. Austin, couched in language of the highest eulogy; and personal friends of Houston, Rusk, and others, had also given him letters that would have secured him a cordial welcome at their hands; but, with that peculiar combination of pride and conscientiousness which made him unwilling to receive advancement as a favor, and, it may be, somewhat in the spirit of knight-errantry, he preferred to reach his destination unannounced, and then enlisted as a pri