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John·ston(jŏn′stən), Albert Sidney 1803-1862.
American Confederate general in the Civil War. He was defeated by Ulysses S. Grant at Shiloh (1862).
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston 1807-1891.
American Confederate general in the Civil War who surrendered to William Tecumseh Sherman in 1865.
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John•ston(ˈdʒɒn stən, -sən)
1. Albert Sidney, 1803–62, Confederate general.
2. Joseph Eggleston, 1807–91, Confederate general.
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