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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. 865 67 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 231 31 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 175 45 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 153 9 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 139 19 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 122 6 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 91 7 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 2 89 3 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 88 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 55 5 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 9: Poetry and Eloquence. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller). You can also browse the collection for Albert Sidney Johnston or search for Albert Sidney Johnston in all documents.

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the amber of fit poetic form, these achievements shine with no trace of sectional pride. The charge of Kearny at the battle of Fair Oaks, or Seven Pines, as sung in Stedman's ringing verse, is familiar to many who have never read a military account of the battle, and cannot tell whether it occurred in the first or the last year of the war. Ticknor's ballad on the touching devotion of Little Giffen of Tennessee will likewise go straight to the hearts of thousands who may never learn whether Johnston was a Northern or a Southern leader. Such instances demonstrate the capacity of the American citizen for heroism, and the poetic record of his daring should be enshrined in memory as the heritage of a reunited people. Those greater incidents known as battles have been made the subject of numerous poetic efforts. Virtually every important battle and many a minor engagement were seized upon by the chroniclers in verse. Some of these descriptions are spirited, and the greater combats hav
personal care of Dr. And Mrs. Ticknor he won his fight against death. Brought to torch Hill in October, 1864, he left only in March, 1865, on receiving news of Johnston's position. During his convalescence Mrs. Ticknor taught Giffen to read and write, and his deep gratitude toward the Ticknors leaves only one solution to his fa by Mrs. Ticknor and had been engaged in eighteen battles and skirmishes. it will thus be seen that the boy was wounded in one of the battles about Atlanta when Johnston and Hood were opposing Sherman. We may suppose that the Captain's reply, given in the poem, was written after the battle of Nashville, December 15-16, 1864. in March, 1865, Johnston was again opposing Sherman, this time in the Carolinas, and it must have been in one of the closing battles of the war that little Giffen lost his life. Out of the focal and foremost fire, Out of the hospital walls as dire, Smitten of grape-shot and gangrene, (Eighteenth battle, and he sixteen!) Spectre! su
t thou for pain! Sidney Lanier. Albert Sidney Johnston I hear again the tread of war go thundipes the flashing Stars and Bars. Albert Sidney Johnston The man who, at the opening of hostlief work of the Grand Army of the Republic. Johnston, whose father was a Connecticut Yankee, won dmy humble judgment, that was not the remedy. Johnston counted for more, said Jefferson Davis, than an army of 10,000. 'Twas Albert Sidney Johnston led the columns of the Gray, Like Hector on the plag foes, the wailing of his friends, So Albert Sidney Johnston, the chief of belt and scar, Lay down ded and forced to surrender. It looked as if Johnston would crush the left. Just at this point he ant deeds, or be it Gray or Blue, Then Albert Sidney Johnston's name shall flash before our sight Lit great battle, while gallantly facing Albert Sidney Johnston, as celebrated by the poem opposite. and Sheridan's divisions (Fourth Corps), and Johnston's division (Fourteenth Corps), with a double [2 more...]
nsboro, North Carolina, he held a council of war with Generals Johnston and Beauregard, in which he reluctantly made provision for negotiations between Johnston and Sherman. He continued the trip south on April 14th, the day of Lincoln's assassinatf the rejection at Washington of the terms agreed upon by Johnston and Sherman, he ordered Johnston to retreat with his cavaJohnston to retreat with his cavalry. On April 26th, Davis continued his own journey. Only ten members of his cavalry escort were retained. In the early lia. Hampton fought to the end, commanding the cavalry in Johnston's army at the time of his surrender. Even more creditablfullest sense, yes. When Lee surrendered—I don't say when Johnston surrendered, because I understand he still alludes to thesecution of the struggle—when Lee surrendered, I say, and Johnston quit, the South became, and has since been, loyal to the 1865, as lieutenant-general, he commanded the cavalry in Johnston's army up to the surrender. Wheeler's brigade at San
public, curiously enough, practically none of the more ambitious attempts survive, while catchy doggerel such as We'll be free in Maryland is still sung far and wide. The boys down south in Dixie's land, The boys down south in Dixie's land, The boys down south in Dixie's land, Will come and rescue Maryland. Chorus— If you will join the Dixie band, Here's my heart and here's my hand, If you will join the Dixie band; We're fighting for a home. We'll rally to Jeff Davis true, Beauregard and Johnston, too, Magruder, Price, and General Bragg, And give three cheers for the Southern flag. Sleeping for the flag Henry Clay Work Henry C. Work's songs shared popularity during the war with the melodies of Stephen foster. sleeping for the flag, Kingdom coming, brave boys are they, and marching through Georgia were sung to glory in the 1860's. When the boys come home in triumph, brother, With the laurels they shall gain; When we go to give them welcome, brother, We shall look for you in