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Adam R. Johnson

Source: United Daughters of the Confederacy, Adam R. Johnson Chapter 2498, Sept 2004


Adam Rankin Johnson, was a Brigadier General in the Confederate States Army and commander of the Partisan Rangers.

The General lost his eyesight at the Battle of Grubbs Crossings, Kentucky.

After the War, Johnson returned to Central Texas and became a very important citizen. He was instrumental in getting the railroad to Burnet County, and settled a new community called "Marble Falls," which was often called "The Blindman's Town."

See also:

Adam R. Johnson and wife Josephine photos

United Daughters of the Confederacy, Adam R. Johnson Chapter 2498

For more information about Adam R. Johnson, see the following links:

Historical Markers (Airy Mount, Johnson's former home in Burnet)

Photo Album

"Our Illustrious Ancestors: Johnson, Rankin, Eastland, Brazeale, and Speed", by Mary Johnson Posey

Burnet County History Vol II, page 173-174



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