Texas State Cemetery
C. S. A.
Kentucky in 1807, Johnston moved to
Texas in 1836 and joined the Texas Army
private eventually earning the title of Secretary
of War for the
Republic of Texas.
During the Civil War, he commanded the Army
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
Elisabet Ney in 1904.
BY THE STATE OF TEXAS
IN THE YEAR 1904
ALBERT SIDNEY JOHNSTON
ARMY OF MISSISSIPPI
CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY
FEB 2 1803
APR 6 1862