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General Joseph E. Johnston, CSA

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General Joseph E. Johnston, CSA

General Joseph E. Johnston, CSA

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Joseph E. Johnston

  • Dates: February 3, 1807-March 21, 1891
  • State: Virginia
  • Highest Rank Attained: General
  • Principal Commands: Army of the Shenandoah, Army of Northern Virginia, Department of the West, Army of Tennessee, Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia
  • Principal Battles: First Bull Run (1861), Fair Oaks (1862), Resaca (1864), Carolinas Campaign (1865), Bentonville (1865)

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