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Joseph Eggleston Johnston
Birth: Feb. 3, 1807
Death: Mar. 21, 1891

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
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Mar 21, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 4846
Joseph Eggleston Johnston
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Joseph Eggleston Johnston
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Joseph Eggleston Johnston
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Jun. 20, 2014
We never forgot.
- Lucy McCrea
 Added: Jun. 20, 2014

- JEB
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