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Joseph Eggleston Johnston
Birth: Feb. 3, 1807
Farmville
Prince Edward County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 21, 1891
Washington City
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Confederate General. 4th Highest Ranking General in the Confederate Army. Commanded Confederate forces in Northern Virginia until his wounding at the Battle of Seven Pines (May 30, 1862), which made Gen. Robert E. Lee commander. Later commanded CSA forces in Tennessee, and surrendered his troops to Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman in North Carolina. He died of pneumonia after catching a cold while serving as a pall bearer in General Sherman's funeral in 1891. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lydia McLane Johnston (1822 - 1887)*
 
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Cause of death: Pneumonia
 
Burial:
Green Mount Cemetery
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
Plot: Area VV, Lot 28-30
 
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Record added: Mar 21, 1999
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Joseph Eggleston Johnston
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Joseph Eggleston Johnston
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Joseph Eggleston Johnston
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