Summary

Albert Sidney Johnston (February 2, 1803 – April 6, 1862) served as a general in three different armies: the Texas Army, the United States Army, and the Confederate States Army. He saw extensive combat during his military career, fighting actions in the Texas War of Independence, the Mexican-American War, the Utah War, and the American Civil War.

Conflict Period:
Mexican-American War 1
Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
General 1
Birth:
02 Feb 1803 1
Washington, KY 1
Death:
06 Apr 1862 1
Hardin County, TN 1
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Birth:
02 Feb 1803 1
Washington, KY 1
Male 1
Death:
06 Apr 1862 1
Hardin County, TN 1
Cause: Died during the Battle Of Shiloh 1
Burial:
Burial Place: Texas State Cemetery Austin Travis County Texas, USA Plot: Confederate Field Section 2 Row A Number 13 1
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Birth:
Mother: Abigail Harris Johnston 1
Father: Dr John Johnston 1
Marriage:
Henrietta Preston 1
1829 1
Spouse Death Date: 1836 1
Marriage:
Eliza Griffin Johnston 1
03 Oct 1843 1
Spouse Death Date: 25 Sep 1896 1
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Mexican-American War 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
General 1

Mexican-American War 2

Branch:
Army 2
Battles:
Battle of Monterrey, Battle of Buena Vista 3

Other Service 2

Branch:
Army 2
Rank:
Brevet Brigadier General 2
Service dates (Texas):
1836–1840 3
Service dates (US Army):
1826–1834; 1846; 1849–1861 3

Civil War (Confederate) 2

Branch:
Confederate Army 2
Rank:
General 2
Service Start Date:
1861 2
Service End Date:
1862 2
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Education:
Institution: US Military Academy 3
Place: West Point, NY 3
To: 1826 3

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THE DEATH OF ALBERT SIDNEY JOHNSTON.

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