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Lexington, Va. (Virginia, United States) (search for this): entry johnston-william-preston
nfederate army as major of the 1st Kentucky Regiment. In 1862 he was appointed by President Davis his aide-de-camp with the rank of colonel. When Lee surrendered Colonel Johnston remained with the President, and was captured with him. After his release he lived a year in Canada and then resumed law practice in Louisville. In 1867, when General Lee was made president of Washington and Lee University, Colonel Johnston was appointed Professor of English History and Literature there, where he remained till 1877. During 1880-83 he was president of the Louisiana State University and the Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge. In 1883, when Tulane University, in New Orleans, was founded, he was elected its president, and served as such till his death, in Lexington, Va., July 16, 1899. His publications include Life of Albert Sidney Johnston; The prototype of Hamlet; The Johnstons of Salisbury; also the poems, My Garden walk; Pictures of the patriarchs; and Seekers after God.
Salisbury (Connecticut, United States) (search for this): entry johnston-william-preston
federate army as major of the 1st Kentucky Regiment. In 1862 he was appointed by President Davis his aide-de-camp with the rank of colonel. When Lee surrendered Colonel Johnston remained with the President, and was captured with him. After his release he lived a year in Canada and then resumed law practice in Louisville. In 1867, when General Lee was made president of Washington and Lee University, Colonel Johnston was appointed Professor of English History and Literature there, where he remained till 1877. During 1880-83 he was president of the Louisiana State University and the Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge. In 1883, when Tulane University, in New Orleans, was founded, he was elected its president, and served as such till his death, in Lexington, Va., July 16, 1899. His publications include Life of Albert Sidney Johnston; The prototype of Hamlet; The Johnstons of Salisbury; also the poems, My Garden walk; Pictures of the patriarchs; and Seekers after God.
Baton Rouge (Louisiana, United States) (search for this): entry johnston-william-preston
federate army as major of the 1st Kentucky Regiment. In 1862 he was appointed by President Davis his aide-de-camp with the rank of colonel. When Lee surrendered Colonel Johnston remained with the President, and was captured with him. After his release he lived a year in Canada and then resumed law practice in Louisville. In 1867, when General Lee was made president of Washington and Lee University, Colonel Johnston was appointed Professor of English History and Literature there, where he remained till 1877. During 1880-83 he was president of the Louisiana State University and the Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge. In 1883, when Tulane University, in New Orleans, was founded, he was elected its president, and served as such till his death, in Lexington, Va., July 16, 1899. His publications include Life of Albert Sidney Johnston; The prototype of Hamlet; The Johnstons of Salisbury; also the poems, My Garden walk; Pictures of the patriarchs; and Seekers after God.
1831; son of Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston. He graduated at Yale University in 1852, and at the Louisville Law School in the following year, and began practice in Louisville. When the Civil War broke out, he entered the Confederate army as major of the 1st Kentucky Regiment. In 1862 he was appointed by President Davis his aide-de-camp with the rank of colonel. When Lee surrendered Colonel Johnston remained with the President, and was captured with him. After his release he lived a year in Canada and then resumed law practice in Louisville. In 1867, when General Lee was made president of Washington and Lee University, Colonel Johnston was appointed Professor of English History and Literature there, where he remained till 1877. During 1880-83 he was president of the Louisiana State University and the Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge. In 1883, when Tulane University, in New Orleans, was founded, he was elected its president, and served as such till his death, in Le
Louisville (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): entry johnston-william-preston
Johnston, William Preston 1831- Educator; born in Louisville, Ky., Jan. 5, 1831; son of Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston. He graduated at Yale University in 1852, and at the Louisville Law School in the following year, and began practice in Louisville. When the Civil War broke out, he entered the Confederate army as major of the Louisville. When the Civil War broke out, he entered the Confederate army as major of the 1st Kentucky Regiment. In 1862 he was appointed by President Davis his aide-de-camp with the rank of colonel. When Lee surrendered Colonel Johnston remained with the President, and was captured with him. After his release he lived a year in Canada and then resumed law practice in Louisville. In 1867, when General Lee was made pLouisville. In 1867, when General Lee was made president of Washington and Lee University, Colonel Johnston was appointed Professor of English History and Literature there, where he remained till 1877. During 1880-83 he was president of the Louisiana State University and the Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge. In 1883, when Tulane University, in New Orleans, w
Johnston, William Preston 1831- Educator; born in Louisville, Ky., Jan. 5, 1831; son of Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston. He graduated at Yale University in 1852, and at the Louisville Law School in the following year, and began practice in Louisville. When the Civil War broke out, he entered the Confederate army as major of the 1st Kentucky Regiment. In 1862 he was appointed by President Davis his aide-de-camp with the rank of colonel. When Lee surrendered Colonel Johnston remained with the President, and was captured with him. After his release he lived a year in Canada and then resumed law practice in Louisville. In 1867, when General Lee was made president of Washington and Lee University, Colonel Johnston was appointed Professor of English History and Literature there, where he remained till 1877. During 1880-83 he was president of the Louisiana State University and the Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge. In 1883, when Tulane University, in New Orleans, was
e following year, and began practice in Louisville. When the Civil War broke out, he entered the Confederate army as major of the 1st Kentucky Regiment. In 1862 he was appointed by President Davis his aide-de-camp with the rank of colonel. When Lee surrendered Colonel Johnston remained with the President, and was captured with him. After his release he lived a year in Canada and then resumed law practice in Louisville. In 1867, when General Lee was made president of Washington and Lee UniveGeneral Lee was made president of Washington and Lee University, Colonel Johnston was appointed Professor of English History and Literature there, where he remained till 1877. During 1880-83 he was president of the Louisiana State University and the Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge. In 1883, when Tulane University, in New Orleans, was founded, he was elected its president, and served as such till his death, in Lexington, Va., July 16, 1899. His publications include Life of Albert Sidney Johnston; The prototype of Hamlet; The Johns
William Preston Johnston (search for this): entry johnston-william-preston
Johnston, William Preston 1831- Educator; born in Louisville, Ky., Jan. 5, 1831; son of Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston. He graduated at Yale University in 1852, and at the Louisville Law School in the following year, and began practice in Louisville. When the Civil War broke out, he entered the Confederate army as major of the 1st Kentucky Regiment. In 1862 he was appointed by President Davis his aide-de-camp with the rank of colonel. When Lee surrendered Colonel Johnston remained with the President, and was captured with him. After his release he lived a year in Canada and then resumed law practice in Louisville. In 1867, when General Lee was made president of Washington and Lee University, Colonel Johnston was appointed Professor of English History and Literature there, where he remained till 1877. During 1880-83 he was president of the Louisiana State University and the Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge. In 1883, when Tulane University, in New Orleans, was
Johnston, William Preston 1831- Educator; born in Louisville, Ky., Jan. 5, 1831; son of Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston. He graduated at Yale University in 1852, and at the Louisville Law School in the following year, and began practice in Louisviiment. In 1862 he was appointed by President Davis his aide-de-camp with the rank of colonel. When Lee surrendered Colonel Johnston remained with the President, and was captured with him. After his release he lived a year in Canada and then resumed law practice in Louisville. In 1867, when General Lee was made president of Washington and Lee University, Colonel Johnston was appointed Professor of English History and Literature there, where he remained till 1877. During 1880-83 he was presidepresident, and served as such till his death, in Lexington, Va., July 16, 1899. His publications include Life of Albert Sidney Johnston; The prototype of Hamlet; The Johnstons of Salisbury; also the poems, My Garden walk; Pictures of the patriarchs;
nfederate army as major of the 1st Kentucky Regiment. In 1862 he was appointed by President Davis his aide-de-camp with the rank of colonel. When Lee surrendered Colonel Johnston remained with the President, and was captured with him. After his release he lived a year in Canada and then resumed law practice in Louisville. In 1867, when General Lee was made president of Washington and Lee University, Colonel Johnston was appointed Professor of English History and Literature there, where he remained till 1877. During 1880-83 he was president of the Louisiana State University and the Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge. In 1883, when Tulane University, in New Orleans, was founded, he was elected its president, and served as such till his death, in Lexington, Va., July 16, 1899. His publications include Life of Albert Sidney Johnston; The prototype of Hamlet; The Johnstons of Salisbury; also the poems, My Garden walk; Pictures of the patriarchs; and Seekers after God.
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