Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: March 27, 1862., [Electronic resource].
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Correspondence. Gen Albert Sidney Johnston. To the editors of the Dispatch: Republics, it is said, are often ungrateful.--There has been no exemplification of this fact than the lately raised against a gallant officer for unavoidable disasters. I refer to Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston. Calm reflection, however, is now proving the gross injustice of the popular clamor, which blamed him for the capture of Fort Donelson by an overwhelming force of the enemy Do your readers know what force Gen. Johnston had? Besides the 14, 000 at Fort Donelson, he had not more than 10,000 men on his retreat from Bowling Green to Nashville.--He could not be ubiquitous, and could not, with so small a force. protect Nashville against a column of 80,000 troops. Did he not use every exertion to rouse up Tennessee, and urge the people to make such preparations as would render Nashville impregnable? The writer knows that he did as far back as October last. The people of that State are a gallan