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Gen. Alberta Johnston. announcement of the death of General Sidney Johnston, the gallant Com of our army in the Southwest, who breathing out his brave soul in of Victory, will be received with throughout our country. He senior officer
nd rose to high distinction.
He after filled the post of Secretary of War.-- the annexation of Texas to the United es, Johnston raised a partisan troop, he commanded, and accompanied General.
Taylor to Monterey.
At the close of Mexican war be r dictator in the ntry which he occupied — until the seces of the South, when he nobly abandoned Federal flag.
Gen. Johnston was put in command of the Southern soldiers in the Department of Kentucky and Missouri, and invested with Penitentiar y, rendered him an especially appropriate election to the important position which he eld at the time of his death.
Gen. Johnston six feet one inch high, of large, body, wy frame, quiet and unassuming manners, conspiring to form a person of imp