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 James Lawrence Johnson

James Lawrence Johnson

Birth
Indiana, USA
Death 3 Dec 1903 (aged 71)
Texas, USA
Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Plot F, 1057
Memorial ID 3061795 · View Source
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*Son of Cherokee Chief James Johnson and Hester (Light) Johnson
*Husband of Rhoda Ellen Dean
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Civil War Veteran - Enlisted in Company I, Indiana 19th Infantry Regiment on 29 Jul 1861.

during 3 yrs of active service, just 1 action he was involved with was: attached to the 1st brigade, 1st division, 1st corps, which was the first of the infantry to engage the enemy at Gettysburg on July 1, 1863. The regiment
aided in the capture of Archer's Confederate brigade, but lost 210 men out of 288 that went into battle on that first day. During the other two days of the fight it occupied a position on Cemetery hill. This Regiment rec'd many Honors and Acclamations for it's continuous service in all areas of the War.


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  • Maintained by: priscilla
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 4 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3061795
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Lawrence Johnson (Feb 1832–3 Dec 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3061795, citing San Antonio National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by priscilla (contributor 47102493) .