itizens here never tired of talking of Albert Sidney Johnston, R. E. Lee, Hardie, Kirby Smith, Van Ds Jefferson Davis, Joseph E. Johnston, Albert Sidney Johnston, and Robert E. Lee, men of whom Southeason county, Ky. He was the youngest son of Dr. Johnston, a physician, and one of the early settlersthree daughters and three sons—of whom Albert Sidney Johnston, the subject of this address, was the regating a force of 34,000 volunteers.
General Johnston, by exaggerating his force and a skillfule of Tennessee.
It was at this time that General Johnston was subjected to that which wounded his saised his eyes and replied to them: If Albert Sidney Johnston is not a General, the Confederacy has e was finally made.
Says his biographer: General Johnston had passed through the ordeal seemingly uef eulogy of the life and character of Albert Sidney Johnston, which it is temerity to attempt to emtermined that the equestrian statue of Albert Sidney Johnston shall surmount and ornament the tomb e
sociation, in which all of the Association may find a burial place when called on to cross over the river.
The Army of Tennessee Association has just laid the corner stone of their tomb, which is to be surmounted by a beautiful statue of Albert Sidney Johnston, and the Lee Monument Association have completed a very handsome monument, on which is to be mounted a colossal statue of R. E. Lee, now being rapidly pushed to completion.
Besides this, these organizations have a benevolent feature, s, now the busy, bustling, progressive city—it was pleasant to worship in their churches, and to recall in passing the memories of the Alamo and the stirring deeds of other days.
We found that old citizens here never tired of talking of Albert Sidney Johnston, R. E. Lee, Hardie, Kirby Smith, Van Dome, Fitzhugh Lee, and others of the officers of the old Second Cavalry, which gave seventeen Generals to the late war.
Early Monday morning, March the 5th, we were off to meet an engagement for th