2 pages, 8vo, integral blank, docketed by Beauregard on verso. A good war-date letter, mentioning Braxton Bragg and Manasses: "Thanks for your information & judicious suggestions. I have been a good deal exercised about the Q[uarte]r M[aste]r's Dep[artment] at Manassas. The difficulty in the way of improvement has been just that you refer to -- the want of a good Quarter Master for the place, or even better than the present incumbent. I fear that Anderson has not energy & industry enough for such a position...I have heard the report in relation to [General Braxton] Bragg, but don't believe it. They can scarcely go so far as to remove us both for his benefit. It would be hard to find places for us..."" /> JOHNSTON, JOSEPH E., <I>General, C.S.A.</I> Autograph letter signed ("J.E. Johnston") as General, TO GENERAL P.G.T. BEAUREGARD, 9 December 1861. <I>2 pages, 8vo, integral blank, docketed by Beauregard on verso</I>. A good war-date letter, mentioning Braxton Bragg and Manasses: "Thanks for your information & judicious suggestions. I have been a good deal exercised about the Q[uarte]r M[aste]r's Dep[artment] at Manassas. The difficulty in the way of improvement has been just that you refer to -- the want of a good Quarter Master for the place, or even better than the present incumbent. I fear that Anderson has not energy & industry enough for such a position...I have heard the report in relation to [General Braxton] Bragg, but don't believe it. They can scarcely go so far as to remove us both for his benefit. It would be hard to find places for us..." | Christie's