Richard Woodhouse Johnson

Richard Woodhouse Johnson

Birth
Smithland, Livingston County, Kentucky, USA
Death 21 Apr 1897 (aged 70)
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Block 50, Lot 21
Memorial ID 5892342 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brigadier General. He graduated from West Point in 1849 and before the Civil War, served as a infantry officer on the frontier. In October, 1861, he was commissioned Brigadier General in command of a division for the Armies of the Ohio and the Cumberland. He fought at Shiloh, Murfreesboro, Chattanooga and in the Atlanta Campaigns. For his service at the Battle of Nashville in December, 1864, he was brevetted Major General of US volunteers.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 25 Oct 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5892342
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Woodhouse Johnson (27 Feb 1827–21 Apr 1897), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5892342, citing Oakland Cemetery, Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .