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Preface. A biography of Albert Sidney Johnston will need no apology with a large class of his countrymen. Many discre
design and furnished him with valuable information.
General Johnston's own papers have been preserved almost entire since were certain exceptional features in his relations to General Johnston, not often found between father and son. There was th confidence and intimacy in their intercourse, and yet General Johnston sedulously cultivated the independent development of istorical value.
There has been no effort to make General Johnston the central figure of his times, or to drag into his invites it, in the interest of historical truth.
General Johnston was singularly tolerant of others, though himself sev he best-perhaps, the only-apology for writing it; and General Johnston was so truthful and simple in all he said and did tha c, or the Chevalier Bayard as a knightly peer.
In Albert Sidney Johnston's long life he mingled in many great and memorable