Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Johnston” in chapter 31 of Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States.:
...ary Academy in 1839, fourth in his class, next below H. W. Halleck.
After subaltern service, he had served as captain in the Engineer Corps since 1853, and was esteemed an officer of great merit.
General Johnston first knew him in California.
They met next at Bowling Green.
Gilner had skill and judgment, and his military career was full of usefulness to the cause he espoused.
At the close of the war he...
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