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Narrative of Military Operations during the Civil War

One of the Confederacy’s highest ranking and most experienced officers, he was regularly criticized both for lacking aggression and for his failures across his campaigns. In 1865, nearly three weeks after Lee’s surrender at Appomattox, Johnston surrendered his own forces to Gen. Sherman; it was the largest such act of the war, and saved numerous lives. Originally published in 1874 and amongst the first of the Civil War memoirs, Johnston goes beyond simple recollection in an attempt to set the record straight

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