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The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston

Embracing His Services in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States

by William Preston Johnston

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Published by Da Capo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography: historical,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Mexico,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Johnston, Albert Sidney,
  • Military,
  • 1803-1862,
  • Biography,
  • Confederate States of America,
  • Generals,
  • Johnston, Albert Sidney,,
  • United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsT. Michael Parrish (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages807
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9803238M
    ISBN 100306807912
    ISBN 109780306807916

      — Besides being an educator and administrator, he was the author of his father's important biography, "The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston," as well as numerous other works, including two books on poetry. He died in Lexington, Virginia at the age of 67 in the home of Congressman Henry St. George Tucker, his : Strait Gate Publications.


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Jenkins III as one of the basic Texas books, reads like a litany of the important events in the life of the Texas Republic and early statehood through the Civil War. A native Kentuckian and graduate of West Point, and a veteran of the Black Hawk War, Johnston arrived in Texas in shortly after the battle of San Jacinto and.

Albert Sidney Johnston Johnston was born on February 2, in Washington, Kentucky and died on April 6, Johnston attended the University of Transylvania and US Military Academy at West Point. He married Henrietta Preston in and then later in to Eliza Griffin. InAlbert Sidney Johnston survived a duel against Texas Brigadier General Felix Huston.

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Albert Sidney Johnston was an American military general known for his roles in the Mexican-American War and most notably the American Civil War. According to President Jefferson Davis, Johnston was considered to be the ‘finest general officer in the Confederacy’ before Robert E.

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