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Texas State Cemetery
(TX001)

Austin

Pictures by Martin Gauthier

GENERAL ALBERT SIDNEY JOHNSTON
C. S. A.

Albert Sidney
Johnston

Born in Kentucky in 1807, Johnston moved to
Texas in 1836 and joined the Texas Army as a
private eventually earning the title of Secretary
of War for the Republic of Texas.

During the Civil War, he commanded the Army
of Mississippi and was mortally wounded at the
Battle of Shiloh on April 6, 1862, and buried in New Orleans.

His remains were laid to rest in the Cemetery in 1867.  The sculpture and structure were
completed by Elisabet Ney in 1904.

ALBERT SIDNEY JOHNSTON
BY THE STATE OF TEXAS
IN THE YEAR 1904
 
ALBERT SIDNEY JOHNSTON
GEN    ARMY OF MISSISSIPPI
CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY
FEB  2  1803          APR  6  1862

 


 

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