Usage examples for Johnston

  1. The great object of the Confederates must, of course, be to unite their scattered forces under so able a general as Johnston, and then relieve Vicksburg. – Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863 by Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
  2. Translated by W. H. Johnston. – U.S. Copyright Renewals, 1959 January - June by U.S. Copyright Office
  3. Johnston was disposed to complain, but he was deeply attached to the manly partner in the exploring enterprise, and there was no reasonable peril which he would not willingly face in his defence. – The Land of Mystery by Edward S. Ellis
  4. He belonged to John Turner in Johnston County, right near Clayton. – Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration
  5. I asked for Generals Johnston and Beauregard; he said they were on the field when he left it. – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis
  6. Johnston smiled a little, but his tone was not the usual one as he answered: I think I shall. – Lorimer of the Northwest by Harold Bindloss
  7. The President had desired to appoint to the cabinet a southerner of influence, and had thought of Joseph E. Johnston as Secretary of War. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  8. 10, 896. But the boats' crews that he employed last year had formerly been in the employment of Williamson and Johnston? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  9. Isn't that so, Johnston? – The Spoilers of the Valley by Robert Watson
  10. On his arrival he had almost lost his life in going ashore: the ship in which he sailed being obliged to come to an anchor off the bar to wait the return of the tide, and Mr. Johnston, with several more passengers, being impatient to get to land, went on board of the small boat to go up to the town; but a sudden gust of wind arising, drove the boat upon a sand bank, where they lay two days, almost perishing with hunger and thirst, when some persons accidentally discovered and relieved them. – An Historical Account Of The Rise And Progress Of The Colonies Of South Carolina And Georgia, Volume 1 by Alexander Hewatt
  11. 8255. Have you heard what Mrs. Johnston said just now? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  12. At an average of 125 per band, or rancheria, this means 900 people whose existence was known to Johnston as late as 1860. An equivalent number can be assumed for the Stanislaus, or 1, 800 in all. – The Aboriginal Population of the San Joaquin Valley, California by Sherburne F. Cook
  13. Johnston in his retreat had driven animals into all the ponds and shot them, and in the hot weather the water was soon poisoned. – The Crisis, Volume 7 by Winston Churchill
  14. 9840. You have not an account with Johnston? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  15. Forced to surrender, or annihilated; and in Virginia- it will never join Johnston. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  16. I shall never forget my ride and my introduction to the great Johnston elm. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  17. I said: " I am J. P. Johnston, the agricultural man." – Twenty Years of Hus'ling by J. P. Johnston
  18. On horseback General Johnston appeared to distinct advantage. – How the Flag Became Old Glory by Emma Look Scott
  19. It was the chance mention of Leland's history that drew from Johnston the indignant exclamation The Irish are in a most unnatural state, for we see there the minority prevailing over the majority. – The Commercial Restraints of Ireland by John Hely Hutchinson
  20. What do you say, Johnston? – Lorimer of the Northwest by Harold Bindloss