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Albert Sidney Johnston
Confederate States of America

Served 1826- 1834 (U. S. A.)
Served 1836- 1840 (Texas)
Served 1846- 1861 (U. S. A.)
Served 1861- 1862 (C. S. A.)
Military Rank
General (C. S. A.)
May 1861
February 2, 1803
Washington, Kentucky
April 6, 1862
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
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






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Albert Sidney Johnston - Blue & Gray
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The Life of Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston
by William Preston Johnston
Biography - Texas History

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Granburys Texas Brigade - Biography


William Preston Johnston - Biography

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