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Robert Daniel Johnston
Birth: Mar. 19, 1837
Lincoln County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 1919
Winchester
Winchester City
Virginia, USA

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. At the start of the Civil War, he was a lawyer in practice when he enlisted in the Confederate Army and was commissioned Captain of Company K, 23rd North Carolina Infantry. Promoted Colonel in April, 1862, he led the 23rd North Carolina in the Peninsula Campaign and was wounded at Seven Pines. After being wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg, he was promoted Brigadier General in September, 1863. He led a division in the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Shenandoah Valley Campaign and served on detached duty attempting to catch deserters in the fall of 1864. Following the war he resumed legal practice in North Carolina and eventually became a banker in Alabama. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Johnston (1792 - 1854)
  Nancy Forney Johnston (1803 - 1891)
 
 Spouse:
  Lizzie Evans Johnston (1851 - 1934)*
 
 Children:
  Gordon Johnston (1874 - 1934)*
  Eugene Johnston Eager (1888 - 1981)*
  Ewart Johnston (1889 - 1966)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Franklin Johnston (1828 - 1912)*
  Robert Daniel Johnston (1837 - 1919)
  Joseph Forney Johnston (1843 - 1913)*
  Bartlett Shipp Johnston (1845 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Stonewall Confederate Cemetery
Winchester
Winchester City
Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 10, 2000
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