Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Terre Bonne Parish, Louisiana” in chapter 36 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.:
...im great notoriety.
An attempt was made to assassinate him in camp in 1847, by the explosion of a twelve-pound shell at the foot of his bed.
After the Mexican War, he became a sugar-planter in Terre Bonne Parish, Louisiana , and his methodical habits, industry, and skillful management, gave him great success.
At the opening of the war, the State of Louisiana made him commander-in-chief of her volunteer forces.
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