Albert Sidney Johnston Miscellaneous Papers,1831-1859

Descriptive Summary

Title
Albert Sidney Johnston Miscellaneous Papers,1831-1859
Creator
Johnston, Albert Sidney, 1803-1862
Extent
6 items
Subjects
Clark, William Preston, 1811-1840.
Jefferson Barracks-- History-- Sources.
Johnston, William Preston.
Jones, Roger, 1789-1852.
Preston, William, 1816-1887.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Soldier in the U.S. Army, for the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate Army. Papers include Johnston's 21 Oct. 1831 letter to Colonel Roger Jones noting that all the blank monthly returns to the Jefferson Barracks were expended; three letters to him from William Chambers, Jan., 1835, William Preston Clark, 6 May 1835, and William Preston, 12 Dec. 1835; a Mexican receipt book containing receipts obtained by Johnston during his service in the Mexican War; and a 27 Aug. 1859 letter to Wm. P. Johnston noting that he has sent his pay accounts for Aug. 1859 totaling $415.60 and instructing his son what to do with them