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Biographical Note

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Albert Sidney Johnston Letter

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Albert Sidney Johnston Letter



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Johnston, Albert Sidney
Title: Albert Sidney Johnston Letter
Dates: 1856
Abstract Albert Sidney Johnston to Colonel Samuel Cooper, regarding the movement of troops under the leadership of Lt. Col. R.E. (Robert E.) Lee for the purpose of addressing Indian hostilities in western Texas.
Extent 1 item
Language Materials are in English.
Repository Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Albert Sidney Johnston commanded the 2nd Cavalry regiment in Texas at the time of this letter, though previously he had served as Secretary of War for the Republic of Texas and he would later die commanding his Confederate troops at the Battle of Shiloh in 1862.

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Scope and Contents

Colonel Albert Sidney Johnston to Colonel Samuel Cooper, regarding the movement of troops under the leadership of Lt. Col. R.E. (Robert E.) Lee for the purpose of addressing Indian hostilities in western Texas, namely the Comanches under the command of Sa-na-co.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Albert Sidney Johnston Letter, 1856, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Albert Sidney Johnston Letter

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3N197 Albert Sidney Johnston to Colonel Samuel Cooper, May 27, 1856

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