Albert Sidney Johnston Broadside, ca. April 1862

Descriptive Summary

Title
Albert Sidney Johnston Broadside, ca. April 1862
Creator
Johnston, Albert Sidney, 1803-1862
Extent
1 item
Subjects
Generals-- Confederate States of America.
Shiloh, Battle of, 1862.
Confederate State of America-- Army-- Officers.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Campaigns.
Broadsides.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Soldier. Graduated West Point, 1826; commander of Texas army, 1837; secretary of war of the Republic of Texas, 1828-1840; served in U.S. Army in Mexican War; and Confederate general killed at the Battle of Shiloh (Tenn.), 6 April 1862. Printed broadside featuring a poem mourning the death of General Johnston at the Battle of Shiloh on 6 April 1862. The poem is headed, "Lines on the death of the Confederate Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston of Ky." Card file in repository