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BG Robert Daniel Johnston

BG Robert Daniel Johnston

Birth
Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA
Death 1 Feb 1919 (aged 81)
Winchester, Winchester City, Virginia, USA
Burial Winchester, Winchester City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 10677 · View Source
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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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  • Added: 10 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10677
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for BG Robert Daniel Johnston (19 Mar 1837–1 Feb 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10677, citing Stonewall Confederate Cemetery, Winchester, Winchester City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .