Ed Life of Confederate General Albert Sidney Johnston Civil War TEXAS. Albert Sidney Johnston was an American military general known for his roles in the Mexican-American War and most notably the American Civil War. According to President Jefferson Davis, Johnston was considered to be the finest general officer in the Confederacy before Robert E. Lee; Davis continued without doing injustice to the living, it may safely be said that our loss is irreparable.Interestingly, he was the highest-ranking officer to be killed in action during the entirety of the Civil War. In 1878, a life of Johnston was published, outlining the major events in the generals life including his leadership in the Texas War, and the Black Hawk War. Albert Sidney Johnston : embracing his services in the armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. Collation: Complete with all pages. References: Howes J 175; Nevins II, 68; Basic Texas 112. Binding: Leather; tight and secure. 9in X 6in (22.5cm x 15cm). The item "1878 1st ed Life of Confederate General Albert Sidney Johnston Civil War TEXAS" is in sale since Friday, August 24, 2018. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "schilb_antique_books" and is located in Columbia, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.