Former Confederate major John W. Johnston is the subject of this photographic portrait published in the monthly magazineConfederate Veteran in March 1911. The accompanying article notes that Johnston was wounded three times during the war, and in the postwar years "[h]is interest in Confederate matters was ever constant and warm." Johnston and his wife had six children, among them best-selling novelist Mary Johnston.
Citation: Confederate Veteran: Published Monthly in the Interest of Confederate Veterans and Kindred Topics. E482 .C74 v.19 1911. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.