|Death: ||Aug. 30, 1890|
John Johnson was a United States Soldier during the American Civil War from 1861 to 1865.
He enlisted on May 28th, 1863, at New York City, New York, for three years service at the age of 40, and was mustered into service as a Private in Company A of the 11th New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment on July 13th, 1863. The 11th Veteran Regiment was merged with several other veteran regiments that were organizing in New York City at the time, and the company was assigned as Company D of the 17th New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment on October 1st, 1863.
He served with the regiment in its campaigns in Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina, as part of the army of Major General William T. Sherman. He was wounded in action at Atlanta, Georgia in August or September of 1864, and after recovering rejoined the Regiment, continuing his service till the end of the war. He took part in the Grand Review in Washington, D.C., in May of 1865, and was mustered out of service with the Company on July 13th, 1865, at Alexandria, Virginia.
Matfield Green Cemetery
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Record added: Jan 26, 2011
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