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According to Stacy Allen, Historian at Shiloh in an article in Blue & Gray magazine:

"He (Johnston) had been shot just below the right knee.  A .577 Minie ball from an Enfield rifle, possibly fired by his own men, had entered the rear of the leg and torn the popliteal artery."

 

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