moved up to Harper's Ferry to unite with the rest of the command, and on June 3, 1861.
after an absence of ten days from camp, she returned and delivered to her husband the results of her energy, devotion and enthusiasm.
The following receipt from the chief of ordnance of Stonewall Jackson's command has probably no parallel in the history of war:
Received, Ordnance Department, Harper's Ferry, Va., June 3, 1861, of Mrs. Bradley T. Johnson, Five Hundred Mississippi rifles (cal.
54) Ten Thousand cartridges and Thirty-five Hundred caps. G. N. Cochrane, Master of Ordnance.
Such an incident of courage, of heroism, of devotion and of enthusiasm thrilled that army through every rank and fiber.
Colonel Jackson, then in command at Harper's Ferry, afterwards the world-famous Stonewall, called on her, with his staff, and thanked her. The officers of the battalion in meeting:
Resolved—That the thanks of the Maryland Line be tendered to Mrs. Captain Bradley T. Johnson for her ear