1878 1st ed Life of Confederate General Albert Sidney Johnston Civil War TEXAS

JOHNSTON, William Preston

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Albert Sidney Johnston was an American military general known for his roles in the Mexican-American War and most notably the American Civil War. According to President Jefferson Davis, Johnston was considered to be the ‘finest general officer in the Confederacy’ before Robert E. Lee; Davis continued ‘without doing injustice to the living, it may safely be said that our loss is irreparable.” Interestingly, he was the highest-ranking officer to be killed in action during the entirety of the Civil War.

 

In 1878, a life of Johnston was published, outlining the major events in the general’s life including his leadership in the Texas War, and the Black Hawk War.

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1878 1st ed Life of Confederate General Albert Sidney Johnston Civil War TEXAS

 

Albert Sidney Johnston was an American military general known for his roles in the Mexican-American War and most notably the American Civil War. According to President Jefferson Davis, Johnston was considered to be the ‘finest general officer in the Confederacy’ before Robert E. Lee; Davis continued ‘without doing injustice to the living, it may safely be said that our loss is irreparable.” Interestingly, he was the highest-ranking officer to be killed in action during the entirety of the Civil War.

 

In 1878, a life of Johnston was published, outlining the major events in the general’s life including his leadership in the Texas War, and the Black Hawk War.

 

Item number: #4177

Price: $950

 

JOHNSTON, William Preston

 

The life of Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston : embracing his services in the armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States

 

New York : D. Appleton, 1878. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • xviii, 755p
  • References: Howes J 175; Nevins II, 68; Basic Texas 112
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9in X 6in (22.5cm x 15cm)

 

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4177

Categories

Americana, American History

Military & War

Authors

JOHNSTON, William Preston

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete