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possessed more good and high qualities, in an eminent degree, than any man we have ever known; and, though I have heard it repeatedly said where many were present, no one was ever found who did not approve the assertion. General Johnston's ability and conduct were recognized by some persons and public journals at the North, even through the white heat of civil war. A San Francisco paper said: The late General A. S. Johnston. Elsewhere in our columns will be found the message from Jeff Davis to the Confederate Congress, notifying that body of the irreparable loss sustained by the South, in the death of the above-named distinguished officer. Those of our citizens who had the pleasure of his acquaintance during his brief sojourn in our city will truly grieve for his untimely end. From an able and dispassionate article in the New York Times, reviewing the career of General Johnston, we take the following extracts: He was the man who, of all others, had been until la