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Pvt John H. Johnson

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Pvt John H. Johnson

  • Birth 3 Oct 1840
  • Death 3 Jul 1863
  • Burial Rahway, Union County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 10175186

Civil War Union Soldier. He was enrolled in the 5th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry on August 23, 1861, and was mustered in as a Private in Company H on the same date. At the July 1862 Battle of Gettysburg, he was with his unit on the second day of the engagement as it was detailed late in the afternoon of July 2 to bolster the III Corps line near the Rogers House on Emmittsburg Road. There, after the Confederate assault on the Union lines, he was killed. Originally interred on the field, his body was brought home to lie in the family plot in Rahway, New Jersey,


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  • Created by: Gregory Speciale
  • Added: 26 Dec 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10175186
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt John H. Johnson (3 Oct 1840–3 Jul 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10175186, citing Rahway Cemetery, Rahway, Union County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Gregory Speciale (contributor 31762373) .