George P. Johnson

Photo added by Leon Edmund Basile

George P. Johnson

  • Birth unknown
  • Death 9 Sep 1864 Andersonville, Sumter County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Andersonville National Historic Site, Macon County, Georgia, USA
  • Plot 8291
  • Memorial ID 30149911

George P. Johnson was age 28, working as a shuttle maker, when he enlisted in the U.S. Navy on July 30, 1863, at Boston, Massachusetts, for a term of one year, as a Landsman, to the credit of Attleboro, Massachusetts. He served on the Receiving Ship OHIO and aboard the U.S.S. NIPSIC. He was taken prisoner on February 27, 1864, and confined at Camp Sumter, Andersonville, Georgia, as a Prisoner of War. He died there on September 8 or 9, 1864 (depending on the source), of diarrhea.

Sources: MASS. SOLDIERS..., 8: 225; Goss, THE SOLDIER'S STORY, p. 358.


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  • Created by: Leon Edmund Basile
  • Added: 28 Sep 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30149911
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George P. Johnson (unknown–9 Sep 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30149911, citing Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville National Historic Site, Macon County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Leon Edmund Basile (contributor 46949851) .