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the protection of Washington. But should General Johnston be unable to unite his forces with mine, pon Harper's Ferry, I do not perceive why General Johnston should be unable, even before overwhelmin strength you require, by the junction of General Johnston and I cannot doubt but that you would thetanced to advance upon Alexandria than if General Johnston, by withdrawing from the valley, had left It would, therefore, be a necessity that General Johnston's column should make a junction with yourommunications between Generals Beauregard and Johnston; and such small reinforcements as could be sp From information collected in his front, General Johnston was apprehensive that General Patterson ws merely simulated the offensive, to hold General Johnston in check. About the 20th of June, Geney represented to the President. I fear General Johnston is no better off than I am; but his secti, and, possibly, Gum Spring, and thus cut off Johnston's line of retreat on and communications with
Beauregard's telegram to the President. General Johnston ordered to make junction if practicable. Department inclined to withdraw order to General Johnston. General Beauregard disregards the suggeest to Richmond by telegram, asking that Generals Johnston and Holmes be now ordered to make a junce there and future operations. Please inform Johnston of this, via Stanton, and also Holmes. Send e North Carolina regiment on its route to General Johnston. If possible, send to General Johnston tt, but lost no time in communicating with General Johnston, through telegram and by means of a speci a proposition that at least a portion of General Johnston's forces should march by the way of Aldied rear, at Centreville. But, for reasons General Johnston must have thought important, based, as heWashington, of the projected movement of Generals Johnston and Holmes, and might vary his plans in as shown by his telegram of that day, to General Johnston? General Beauregard was too far-seeing[7 more...]
lery, and a company of cavalry of 90 men. General Johnston also arrived, about noon on the 20th, witurg; and Hampton's Legion, 600 strong. General Johnston was now the ranking officer at Manassas; ported by Bee's and Bartow's brigades (of General Johnston's forces), posted at even distance in rea. This proposed movement he submitted to General Johnston, who fully approved of it, and orders were evident that the presence of both Generals Johnston and Beauregard on the immediate scene of operCocke's brigade by my orders and those of General Johnston, had opportunely reached the ground. Theust as the reinforcements sent forward by General Johnston reached the field, General Beauregard —rehe then rode to the Lewis House to inform General Johnston of the glorious result, and, as had been ken from General Beauregard's report. In General Johnston's report, written from Fairfax Court-Housas are reported missing. In his report, General Johnston, confirming General Beauregard's estimate[19 more...]
hapter 10: President Davis and Generals Johnston and Beauregard discuss the propriety of on the 25th, address issued to troops by Generals Johnston and Beauregard. organization of Generalon was received, through Captain Hill, of General Johnston's forces, that the enemy, at Centreville, of the matter between the President and Generals Johnston and Beauregard, it was agreed that, as C for his assertion to that effect. That Generals Johnston and Beauregard kept no copy of an order chief of staff; so would undoubtedly say General Johnston, who was opposed to any further immediatethat, at the time mentioned by Mr. Davis, General Johnston was already in actual command of our unit the 22d I held a second conference with Generals Johnston and Beauregard, . . . and propounded to nt the escalade of the works. Turning to General Johnston, he said, They have spared no expense. ver they come to a bad part of the road. General Johnston's command had only about seven wagons per[3 more...]
House. scheme of operations submitted. Generals Johnston and G. W. Smith approve it. troops in sf Fairfax Station, and Jackson's, also of General Johnston's forces, held a position near the crossian adversary's movements to his own plans-General Johnston, ever on the defensive, and apparently awong a resident of Washington, proposed to General Johnston, now that they were in our hands, to holdreet's) at or about Munson's Hill. 1 brigade (Johnston's forces) half-way between Mason's and Munsonities, General Beauregard now proposed to General Johnston, who had also moved his headquarters to F. Upon the submission of this plan to Generals Johnston and Smith, the latter at once approved iArmy of the Shenandoah. Designation of General Johnston's forces, before and after his junction w, shows how wise and how far-seeing were Generals Johnston, Beauregard, and Smith, in preparing thef our armies proposed such a movement to Generals Johnston and Beauregard, he would have been pitil[20 more...]
ns between Forts St. Philip and Jackson. General Johnston orders the troops into winter quarters. son and St. Philip. A few days later, General Johnston, apprehending the approaching cold weathe conflict, General Beauregard proposed to General Johnston to march at once, with sufficient force, cting together under the chief command of General Johnston, as senior officer present; General BeaurBesides, all the official papers sent by Generals Johnston and Beauregard for months past to the Wal Holmes's, at Aquia Creek, uniting with Generals Johnston's and Beauregard's. There would thus be ou expressed a desire for the junction of General Johnston's army with your own. The movement was poou has abandoned an immediate attack, and General Johnston has not moved, you had better withdraw th Washington of the projected movement of Generals Johnston and Holmes, and may vary his plans in cohis forces with General Beauregard's, and General Johnston arrived with part of his own, the other a[10 more...]
conferred by the terms of the order—says General Johnston, in his report of the battle of Manassas—ichmond order to him as a contingent one, General Johnston, no less than General Beauregard, incurrenamely, that a junction of the forces of Generals Johnston and Holmes should be made with the army mand of General Johnston. The letters of General Johnston show his effective force to have been onlased on the estimated numbers, whether of General Johnston or of General Patterson, is utterly witho numbered upwards of thirty-two thousand. General Johnston refers to that rumor in his report of theomfortably provided for in Winchester. General Johnston's Narrative of Military Operations, p. 35 weighed in deciding the main question of General Johnston's concentration with General Beauregard, ut, likewise, upon the generals in chief. General Johnston, alluding to this unfortunate interventioim as in command of the whole army; while General Johnston, though placed at the head of the Departm[17 more...]<
d completes the passage quoted above from General Johnston's report. Had not such an understanding our united forces. We quote again from General Johnston's Narrative of Military Operations, pp. 4ct that it was General Beauregard-and not General Johnston--who again suggested it, remains the sametion of our various troops, as much so of General Johnston's as of General Beauregard's. Nor must we forget that General Johnston was preparing, by rest, for the impending battle, while all our forcesed troops (some five thousand of his own) General Johnston says: General Beauregard afterwards propotale, whereas they were wholly unknown to General Johnston. It was, therefore, both natural and juscommunicated the outlines of this plan to General Johnston, whose influence in its support he was anurged the absolute necessity of ordering Generals Johnston and Holmes to join their forces to his. sas, Va.: We have no intelligence from General Johnston. If the enemy in front of you has abando[61 more...]
John S. Preston to General Beauregard, about concentration of Generals Johnston and Holmes's forces with army at Manassas. Richmond, James Chestnut to General Beauregard, as to concentration of Generals Johnston and Holmes's forces with our army at Manassas. Richmoapproved at these headquarters), and set aside, I believe with General Johnston's consent, the necessary articles. On going to receive them tound that they had been issued yesterday, by direct order from General Johnston, to Captain Hamilton's battery—a company recently arrived fromo. of guns ret'd. No. of guns rec'd.No. of guns ret'd By General Johnston's command183 By General Holmes's command50 By General Beaurers. Nobody hurt on our side, not even a horse! But I suppose General Johnston will transmit to-day the official reports of the affair, whicharation of the various drawings, etc., which were submitted to General Johnston. The design which you preferred was approved by him, modified