Asked in US Civil War
What battles did Albert Sydney Johnston take place in during the civil war?
Albert S. Johnston was in charge of the Western theatre in the Civil War. He made a surprise attack on Grant's Northern army at the battle of Shiloh. He was able to push the enemy back initially, however he failed to continue the aggressive attack the next day and the North gained the ground back and eventually won a very bloody battle. Albert S. johnston was shot and wounded in the leg, and bled to death from his wound. He was considered a disapointment.