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Elisha Jones Johns
Birth: Aug. 25, 1837
Clinton County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jun. 14, 1920
Union
Cass County
Michigan, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. He entered the Union Army at Martinton, Iroquois County, Illinois and served as a Corporal in Company B, 113th Illinois Infantry. As a member of the Volunteer Storming Party, on May 22, 1863 at the Battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi, he showed gallantry in the charge and assault against the Confederate garrison.  (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John B. Johns (1815 - 1888)
  Phebe Garrison Johns (1817 - 1875)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Wise Johns (1833 - 1915)*
 
 Children:
  William M. Johns (1858 - 1953)*
  Fannie Lucinde Johns Banfield (1861 - 1893)*
  Porter Johns (1868 - 1871)*
  Nora Johns (1871 - 1879)*
  Robert Albert Johns (1873 - 1954)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elisha Jones Johns (1837 - 1920)
  Parsons Johns (1839 - 1899)*
  Rebecca Jane Johns Varvel (1843 - 1864)*
  Mahala Adeline Johns Johnson (1846 - 1866)*
  Joseph Johns (1848 - 1894)*
  John Harvey Johns (1855 - 1886)*
  Francis Marion Johns (1860 - 1865)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Plum Grove Cemetery
Union
Cass County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Oct 09, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7966544
Elisha Jones Johns
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Honoring your heroism at Vicksburg and service, to the preservation of the Union.
- Wagon Master
 Added: Mar. 23, 2017
Thank you for your courageous service Second-Great Uncle Elisha. The family still has your "Medal of Honor" and other memorabilia from your life. We hold your memory deep in our hearts. Rest in Peace.
- M. Richards
 Added: Mar. 22, 2017
Thank you, Soldier for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jun. 14, 2016
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