Johnston

Display Name: 
Johnston
Sort Name: 
Johnston, General Joe
Race: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Class: 
Upper Class
Rank: 
Peripheral
Vitality: 
Dead
Occupation: 
Armed Forces
Specific Job: 
Confederate General
Date of Birth: 
Tuesday, February 3, 1807
Origin: 
Virginia
Cause of Death: 
Disease
Biography: 

General Johnston was one of the South's main commanders throughout the Civil War; after 1863 he had charge of the Department of the West, which included Mississippi. But in The Reivers he is identified as the leader of the Confederate "retreat upon Atlanta" (21).

Individual or Group: 
Individual
Character changes class in this text: 
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