Albert Sidney Johnston

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Birthday
2, 1803
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Apr 6, 1862 (59)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
2, 1803
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Apr 6, 1862 (59)

About

War veteran who served as a general with the Texian Army, the Confederate States Army and the United States Army. He was killed in the Battle of Shiloh, making him the highest-ranking officer killed during the America Civil War.

Before Fame

He attended Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky before joining the U.S. Military Academy.

Trivia

The University of Texas at Austin erected a statue in his honor.

Family Life

He married Henrietta Preston in 1829 and had six children with her.

Associated With

He was heavily praised by Confederate President Jefferson Davis.