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  • John Johnston in his Coronis martyrum says he died in exile in 1556.
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  • The epithet "admirable" (admirabilis) for Crichton first occurs in John Johnston's Heroes Scoti (1603).
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  • Johnston surrendered near Durham Station, in Durham county, on the 26th.
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  • Johnston, might receive support from Virginia and the Carolinas.
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  • At the moment of marching out to meet the enemy, Johnston was relieved of his command and was replaced by Gen.
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  • The railway from Chattanooga to Atlanta, destroyed by Johnston as he fell back in May and June, was now repaired and working up to Thomas's camps.
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  • Johnston, led to the battle of Shiloh, fought on April 6/7 about 20 m.
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  • After the surrender of the armies of Lee and Johnston in April 1865, President Davis attempted to make his way, through Georgia, across the Mississippi, in the vain hope of continuing the war with the forces of Generals Smith and Magruder.
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  • Johnston, established a line of defence west of the town.
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  • Johnston, was published in the Geog.
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  • His father, Peter Johnston (1763-1841), a Virginian of Scottish descent, served in the War of Independence, and afterwards became a distinguished jurist; his mother was a niece of Patrick Henry.
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  • When McDowell advanced upon the Confederate forces under Beauregard at Manassas, Johnston moved from the Shenandoah Valley with great rapidity to Beauregard's assistance.
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  • When Pemberton's army was besieged in Vicksburg by Grant, Johnston used every effort to relieve it, but his force was inadequate.
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  • Later in 1863, when the battle of Chattanooga brought the Federals to the borders of Georgia, Johnston was assigned to command the Army of Tennessee at Dalton, and in the early days of May 1864 the combined armies of the North under Sherman advanced against his lines.
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  • For the main outlines of the famous campaign between Sherman and Johnston see American Civil War (§ 29).
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  • But a Fabian policy is never acceptable to an eager people, and when Johnston had been driven back to Atlanta he was superseded by Hood with orders to fight a battle.
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  • The wisdom of Johnston's plan was soon abundantly clear, and the Confederate cause was already lost when Lee reinstated him on the 23rd of February 1865.
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  • But the Union troops steadily advanced, growing in strength as they went, and a few days after Lee's surrender at Appomattox Johnston advised President Davis that it was in his opinion wrong and useless to continue the conflict, and he was authorized to make terms with Sherman.
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  • After the close of the war Johnston engaged in civil pursuits.
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  • It was not the good fortune of Johnston to acquire the prestige which so much assisted Lee and Jackson, nor indeed did he possess the power of enforcing his will on others in the same degree, but his methods were exact, his strategy calm and balanced, and, if he showed himself less daring than his comrades, he was unsurpassed in steadiness.
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  • The duel of Sherman and Johnston is almost as personal a contest between two great captains as were the campaigns of Turenne and Montecucculi.
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  • To Montecucculi, indeed, both in his military character and in the incidents of his career, Joseph Johnston bears a striking resemblance.
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  • See Hughes, General Johnston, in "Great Commanders S?ries" (1893).
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  • His able opponent Johnston had been removed from his command, and Hood, Johnston's successor, began early in October a vigorous movement designed to carry the war back into Tennessee.
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  • General Johnston was recalled to active service, and showed his usual skill, but his forces were inadequate.
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  • With 90,000 men Sherman drove Johnston before him, and when Lee surrendered to Grant Johnston also gave up the struggle.
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  • Beauregard advised Johnston to give up the enterprise, but on account of the bad effect a retreat would have on his raw troops Johnston resolved to continue his advance.
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  • But on the other side the disorder became greater and greater, many regiments were used up, and Johnston himself killed in vainly attacking on a point of Wallace's line called the Hornet's Nest.
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  • On the 14th of May 1863 Johnston who then held the city, was attacked on both sides by Sherman and McPherson with two corps of Grant's army, which, after a sharp engagement, drove the Confederates from the town.
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  • After the fall of Vicksburg Johnston concentrated his forces at Jackson, which had been evacuated by the Federal troops, and prepared to make a stand behind the intrenchments.
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  • In the night of the 16th Johnston, taking advantage of a lull in the firing, withdrew suddenly from the city.
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  • He had undertaken and nearly completed an elaborate life of Dr Pusey, for whom his admiration was unbounded; and this work was completed after his death by Messrs Johnston and Wilson.
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  • Johnston was despatched on a scientific mission to Kilimanjaro, and concluded treaties on which the British East Africa Company was subsequently based.
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  • 1 Toro, Ankole, Bukedi and the other countries now included in the protectorate were added by Sir Harry Johnston in 1899-1901.
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  • In the autumn of 1899 Sir Harry Johnston was sent out as special commissioner to Uganda, being also given the rank of commander-in-chief.
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  • Sadler succeeded Sir Harry Johnston in 1902 and was transferred to East Africa in 1905.
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  • P. Johnston's Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn (Brooklyn, 1878) are thorough studies.
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  • Much against his own judgment, Lieutenant-General Winfield Scott, the Federal general-in-chief, a veteran of the second war with England and of the war with Mexico, felt constrained to order an advance against Beauregard, while Patterson was to hold Johnston in check on the Shenandoah.
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  • The arrival of Johnston on the previous evening and his lieutenant Kirby Smith at the crisis of the battle (for Patterson's part in the plan had completely failed), turned the scale, and the Federals, not yet disciplined to bear the strain of a great battle, broke and fled in wild rout.
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  • Johnston meanwhile was similarly employed in fashioning the equally famous Army of northern Virginia, which for three years carried the Confederacy on its bayonets.
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  • McClellan and the Army of the Potomac faced Johnston, who with the Army of northern Virginia lay at Manassas, exercising and training his men with no less care than his opponent.
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  • C. Buell in Kentucky had likewise drilled his troops to a high state of efficiency and was preparing to move against the Confederate general Albert Sidney Johnston, whose reputation was that of being the foremost soldier on either side.
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  • Here Fort Donelson on the Cumberland, Fort Henry on the Tennessee and Columbus on the Mississippi guarded the left of the Southern line, Sidney Johnston himself maintaining a precarious advanced position at Bowling Green, with his lieutenants, Zollicoffer and Crittenden, farther east at Mill Springs, and a small force under General Marshall in the mountains of eastern Kentucky.
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  • Johnston and Beauregard completely surprised the camps of Grant's divisions.
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  • The losses were enormous on both sides, Johnston himself being amongst the killed.
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  • McClellan, deprived of McDowell's corps, felt himself reduced to impotence, and three Federal armies were vainly marching up and down the Valley when Johnston fell with all his forces upon the Army of the Potomac. The Federals lay on both sides of the Chickahominy river, and at this moment Johnston heard that McDowell's arrival need not be feared.
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  • Johnston fell severely wounded, and in the end a properly connected and combined advance of the Army of the Potomac drove back his successor into the lines of Richmond (May 31 - June 1).
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  • General Lee, who had succeeded Johnston in the command of the Army of northern Virginia, proposed to attack the Federals in their line of communication with White House, and passed most of his forces round to the aid of Jackson.
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  • Meade was to "hammer" Lee, and Sherman, at the head of the armies which had been engaged at Chattanooga and Knoxville, was to deal with the other great field army of Confederates under Johnston, and as far as possible gain ground for the Union in the south-east.
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  • General Johnston opposed him almost on the old Chickamauga battle-ground, where the Federal commander, after a brief campaign in Mississippi and Alabama, the result of which was to clear his right flank (February 3 - March 6, 1864), collected his armies - the Army of the Tennessee under McPherson, the Army of the Cumberland under Thomas (Hooker's troops had now become part of this army) and the Army of the Ohio under Schofield.
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  • Johnston, than whom there was no better soldier in the Confederate service when a careful defence was required, disposed of sensibly inferior forces, and it was to be expected that the 18th-century methods of making war by manoeuvring and by combats, not battles, would receive a modern illustration in Georgia.
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  • Operations began early in May 1864, and five days of manoeuvring and skirmishing about Resaca and Rocky Face ended in Johnston's retirement to Resaca.
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  • At Adairsville the same process was gone through, and Johnston retired to Cassville, where he offered battle.
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  • Johnston's inferiority in numbers was now becoming lessened as Sherman had to detach more and more troops to his ever-lengthening communications with Chattanooga.
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  • After a time Johnston fell back, and on the 6th of June the Federals appeared before Marietta.
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  • - Johnston in due time evacuated the Marietta lines.
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  • Here Johnston was deprived of his command.
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  • As commander-in-chief, Lee now reappointed Johnston to command, and the latter soon attacked and very nearly defeated his old opponent at Bentonville (March 19-20).
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  • Grant lay in front of the Army of northern Virginia with 125,000 men, and when active operations began Lee had no resource but to try and escape to the southwest in order to join Johnston.
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  • Johnston surrendered to Sherman at Durham Station on the 26th, and soon afterwards all the remaining Confederate soldiers followed their example.
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  • The Federal Army of the Potomac, advancing from the sea and the river Pamunkey over the Chickahominy on Richmond, had come to a standstill after the battle of Seven Pines (or Fair Oaks), and General Robert Lee, who succeeded Joseph Johnston in command of the Confederates, initiated the series of counter attacks upon it which constitute the "Seven Days."
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  • The operations resulted in re-establishing the confidence of the Confederates in their army which Johnston's retreat from Yorktown had shaken, in adding prestige to President Davis and his government, and in rectifying the popular view of General Lee as a commander which had been based upon his failure to recover West Virginia in the autumn of 1861.
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  • Johnston, and at Russellville in that district a so-called " sovereignty convention " assembled on the 18th of November.
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  • Johnston withdrew; Johnson himself was killed at Shiloh, but an attempt was subsequently made by General Bragg to install this government at Frankfort.
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  • Johnston in North Carolina, the command of the whole of General Lee's cavalry devolved upon Fitzhugh Lee early in 1865, but the surrender of Appomattox followed quickly upon the opening of the campaign.
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  • In 1855 he was appointed as lieut.-colonel the course of the struggle, and his surpassing ability was never to the 2nd Cavalry, commanded by Colonel Sidney Johnston, more conspicuously shown than in the last hopeless stages of with whom he served against the Indians of the Texas border.
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  • Johnston in the spring of 1901, is a native of the Semliki forest, in the district between Lakes Albert and Albert Edward.
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  • Johnston thought that the place was unimportant, and withdrew when (15th June) the Federal forces under General Robert Patterson and Colonel Lew Wallace approached, and Harper's Ferry was again occupied by a Federal garrison.
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  • Sherman pushed Johnston to a surrender on the 26th of April.
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  • Johnston, The Napoleonic Empire in South Italy (London, 1904), both based on documents.
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  • With the approach of United States troops under Albert Sidney Johnston in 1857, Fort Supply was abandoned, and in the next year the Mormon settlers retired to Salt Lake City, again leaving the region almost without permanent inhabitants.
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  • In the following spring, the first line of defence having fallen, Polk commanded a corps at Shiloh in the field army commanded by Albert Sidney Johnston and Beauregard.
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  • McClellan laid slow siege to Yorktown, not breaking the thin line first opposed to him, but giving Johnston full time to reinforce and then evacuate the position.
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  • Johnston being severely wounded, Lee came to command on the Southern side.
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  • The delta of the Niger has been partially surveyed since it became British territory by various ship captains, officials of the Royal Niger Company and others, including Sir Harry Johnston, sometime British consul for the Oil Rivers.
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  • Johnston's Systematic Account of the Geology of Tasmania, which gives a bibliography up to that date.
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  • Throughout the remaining years of the 18th 1 Johnston, Connecticut, p. 130.
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  • - The " Acorn Club " has recently published a list of books printed in Connecticut between 1709 and 1800 (Hartford, 1904), and Alexander Johnston's Connecticut (Boston, 1887) contains a bibliography of Connecticut's history up to 1886.
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  • For information concerning industries, &c., see the Twelfth Census of the United States, and the Census of Manufactures of 1905, and a chapter in Johnston's Connecticut.
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  • Johnston's Connecticut is well written, but his theories regarding the relationship between the townships and the state are not generally accepted by historical scholars.
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  • Johnston; while Emin Pasha and Franz Stuhlmann, deputygovernor (1891) of German East Africa, explored its southern shores.
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  • The OFT has referred the anticipated acquisition by Anglo American plc of Johnston Group PLC to the Competition Commission.
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  • Sherman concluded an armistice with General Joseph E. Johnston on 21st April.
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  • Despite a late start, the library today has a large collection of modern calligraphy of the kind promoted by Johnston.
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  • Who did Mark Johnston put on to care for all the daily needs of the yearling colt Fight Your Corner?
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  • Damien Rice, Jack Johnston, I love Counting crows.
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  • Damien Rice, Jack Johnston, I love counting crows.
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  • Road we encountered prevail there are told a san california dental insurance southern the Johnston no-fault.
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  • MacLeod was tutored by the eminent piper and composer Duncan Johnston, and has won all of solo piping 's most coveted awards.
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  • Thatâs the message that Jane Johnston wants her story to convey, as she celebrates gaining a degree in forensic psychobiology from Abertay University.
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  • Raymond Johnston believed that the 16th century reformers needed to be rediscovered.
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  • Schoenfield, Aus den Staaten der Barbaresken (Berlin, 1902); Sir Harry Johnston, The Colonization of Africa (Cambridge, 1905); Gaston Loth, La Tunisie et l'c uvre du protectorat francais (Paris, 1907); Professor Arthur Girault, Principes de colonisation et de legislation coloniale, vol.
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  • The great numerical superiority of the Federals enabled Sherman to press back the Confederates without a pitched battle, but the severity of the skirmishing may be judged from the casualties of the two armies (Sherman's about 26,000 men, Johnston's over io,000), and the obstinate steadiness of Johnston by the fact that his opponent hardly progressed more than one mile a day.
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  • Johnston had, long ere this, fallen back from Manassas towards Richmond, and the two armies were in touch when a serious check was given to McClellan by the brilliant successes of Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley.
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  • Advancing once more, they were joined at Goldsboro by the forces lately besieging Fort Fisher (see below), and nearly 90,000 men marched northward towards Virginia, pushing Johnston's weak army before them.
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  • Raymond Johnston believed that the 16th century Reformers needed to be rediscovered.
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  • Jeff Feuerzeig 's The Devil and Daniel Johnston is a touching portrait of the eponymous American musician and artist.
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  • They also killed another uncle killed - Clifford Lundy, as well as two cousins - Trevor Elliot and Alan Johnston.
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  • Levi Johnston - In 2009, Bristol Palin's baby-daddy Levi Johnston bared all for Playgirl magazine.
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  • Levi Johnston, whose claim to fame is that he fathered Bristol Palin's baby, wants to be a contestant on the reality TV show Dancing With the Stars.
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  • Immediately after the finale of Dancing With the Stars, which was won by former teenage heartthrob Donny Osmond, Johnston said that if the show called him up right now and asked him to be a contestant, his answer would be yes.
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  • Levi Johnston recently completed a photo shoot for Playgirl, which has ceased print publication and only appears online.
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  • Johnston figures that the experience with Playgirl has somehow prepared him for a stint on Dancing With the Stars, adding that he's in good physical shape so that part wouldn't be difficult for him.
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  • Levi Johnston became a household name in 2008, when his girlfriend Bristol Palin, daughter of Sarah Palin, announced her pregnancy out of wedlock.
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  • After their son Tripp was born, Johnston and Palin broke up.
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  • Since then there have been very public exchanges between the two camps, with Sarah Palin wanting nothing more to do with Johnston.
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  • Johnston is currently pursuing a career in entertainment, as an actor and model, and is also shopping his story of being with Bristol Palin and how things unfolded during her mother's vice-presidential campaign.
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  • The battle lines have been drawn in the Palin versus Johnston child custody case.
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  • Late last year, 19-year old Bristol Palin filed a petition in court for full physical and legal custody of her and Levi Johnston's son Tripp.
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  • Her petition claims that Johnston is not fit to co-parent his son, citing his poor decision making skills in his "risqué" spread in Playgirl.
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  • Now, another court battle begins as Bristol Johnston says that Levi needs to pony up some cash toward the care of Tripp.
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  • Palin claims that Johnston made over $100,000 last year and has not paid her sufficient child support.
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  • This can't be the first time Levi Johnston loses…can it?
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  • Levi Johnston was locked in a court battle with Bristol Palin regarding how much he should pay to help support their son Tripp.
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  • Johnston's camp shot back saying that their client couldn't possibly pay that much in support as he reportedly makes under $20,000 per year.
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  • Johnston. He set the modus operandi for the prison by proclaiming the prison was not for rehabilitation, but for punishment.
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  • According to ComingSoon.net, director Joe Johnston has commented that this Jurassic Park film is very different from the rest and could be the beginning of a brand new trilogy.
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  • The film is directed by Joe Johnston and written by David Self, Chistopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, and Joss Whedon.
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  • Men can also get in on the action with Johnston and Murphy, Allen Edmonds, and many others.
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  • Paul "DJ Pauly D" DelVecchio is from Johnston, Rhode Island and is a popular Disc Jockey from that town.
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  • A young drummer by the name of Willie Johnston, age 11, served as the drummer of Company D, 3rd Vermont Volunteer Infantry.
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