Robert Matteson Johnston

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Robert Matteson Johnston (1867–1920) was an American historian and an important scholar of military history. He was born in Paris, Texas, and educated at Eton College and Pembroke College, Cambridge.[1] He taught at Harvard University and Mount Holyoke College. In 1917, he was appointed Chief of the Historical Section of the General Staff in the field with the rank of major in the United States Army.[1]

Scholarship[edit]

  • The Roman Theocracy and the Republic, 1846-49 (1901)
  • Napoleon: A Short Biography (1904)
  • The Napoleonic Empire in Southern Italy and the Rise of the Secret Societies (1904)
  • The Memoirs of Malakoff (1907)
  • American Soldiers (1907)
  • The French Revolution (1909)
  • The Corsican (1910)
  • The Holy Christian Church (1912)
  • Mémoire de Marie Caroline, reine de Naples (1912)
  • Bull Run (1913)
  • First Reflections on the Campaign of 1918 (1920) OCLC 1022272

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Johnston, Robert Matteson (JHNN885RM)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 

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