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Albert Sidney Johnston
Confederate States of America
General

Served 1826- 1834 (U. S. A.)
Served 1836- 1840 (Texas)
Served 1846- 1861 (U. S. A.)
Served 1861- 1862 (C. S. A.)
Military Rank
Date
General (C. S. A.)
May 1861
 
Born
Location
February 2, 1803
Washington, Kentucky
Died
Location
April 6, 1862
Shiloh
Cause Killed in Action
Age 48
 
Education Transylvania University
Education U. S. Military Academy - 1826
8th of 41
Profession Soldier
 
Spouse Henrietta Preston
Children 1 son, 2 daughters
Spouse Eliza Griffin
Children 2 sons
Plantation China Grove, Texas
Religion  
Burial Metairie Cemetery - 1862
Reinterred Texas State Cemetery - 1867
Albert Sidney Johnston

A professional soldier, he was a Brevet Brigadier General (USA), a Texas Brigadier General and a CSA General

in Metairie Cemetery until 1867

then reinterred in Texas State Cemetery in Travis Co., Austin

1st wife, sister of future civil war general William Preston

They had son William Preston Johnston - in confed army, became Pres of Tulane University 1884-1899

1880-1884 Pres LSU

west point roommate of Leonidas Polk

 

 

 

 

 

Favorite Biographies

Albert Sidney Johnston - Blue & Gray
Army of Tennessee
- a Thesis by Thomas Lawrence Connelly
The Life of Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston
by William Preston Johnston
Biography - Texas History

Find A Grave

Granburys Texas Brigade - Biography

Wikipedia

William Preston Johnston - Biography

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