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 (jŏn′stən), Albert Sidney 1803-1862.
American Confederate general in the Civil War. He was defeated by Ulysses S. Grant at Shiloh (1862).


, Joseph Eggleston 1807-1891.
American Confederate general in the Civil War who surrendered to William Tecumseh Sherman in 1865.
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(ˈdʒɒn stən, -sən)

1. Albert Sidney, 1803–62, Confederate general.
2. Joseph Eggleston, 1807–91, Confederate general.
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Noun1.Johnston - Confederate general in the American Civil WarJohnston - Confederate general in the American Civil War; led the Confederate troops in the West (1807-1891)
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"The rabble by shouting and noise having increased their numbers to several thousands, they began with Sir Patrick Johnston, who was one of the treaters, and the year before had been Lord Provost.
Johnston, cast me up a rope, even as you did at Maupertuis in the war time."
In Johnston's Physical Atlas, the average rate of the several Atlantic currents is 33 miles per diem (some currents running at the rate of 60 miles per diem); on this average, the seeds of 14/100 plants belonging to one country might be floated across 924 miles of sea to another country; and when stranded, if blown to a favourable spot by an inland gale, they would germinate.
So rapidly did he gain the esteem of his new companions, that when they reached the end of their wanderings, it was unanimously agreed that he should be provided with as large and as fertile a tract of land as any of the settlers, with the exception of Young himself, and of Stangerson, Kemball, Johnston, and Drebber, who were the four principal Elders.
Known as "the father of tile drainage in America," Scotsman John Johnston (1791-1880) was the first American farmer to use clay drainage tiles to increase productivity on his upstate New York farm.
Bernard "Bernie" Johnston Bernard "Bernie" Johnston, 87, of Elgin passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, Elgin.
Monte Johnston was a successful Springdale businessman with several lucrative companies, a wife and four daughters, a big house and write-ups in local publications.
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Colon Johnston of Yazoo City, MS, ("Johnston") and ZOO-Bel Broadcasting, LLC, a Yazoo City, MS, limited liability company ("Licensee," and collectively with Johnston, "Seller"), and New South Radio Inc.
The victim, now in his 20s, had been subjected to sexual acts at the hands of Peter Johnston when he was aged between 11 and 14.
Trump was upset that award-winning journalist and author David Cay Johnston, who the president labeled as a reporter "nobody ever heard of," shared a copy of his previously unreleased 2005 tax return on MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show."
No less an authority than Stanley Morison wrote that "Edward Johnston has effected a remarkable renaissance in calligraphy." Ruari McLean noted in 1959 that "practically all lettering in Europe today is being taught by people taught by people taught by Johnston." Francis Meynell, who like Morison knew Johnston personally, called him one of the great men of his time.

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