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On this day in Alabama history: Gov. Joseph F. Johnston was born

On this day in Alabama history: Gov. Joseph F. Johnston was born

March 23, 1843 Joseph Forney Johnston (1843-1913) served two terms as Alabama governor, from 1896 to 1900 when terms were for two years. Johnston was born March 23, 1843, in Lincoln County, North Carolina, and grew up on the family farm. In 1860, he moved with his parents to Alabama and attended school in Talladega. […]