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 Richard Woodhouse Johnson

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Richard Woodhouse Johnson Famous memorial

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

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.

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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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 25 Oct 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 5892342
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5892342/richard-woodhouse-johnson: accessed ), memorial page for Richard Woodhouse Johnson (27 Feb 1827–21 Apr 1897), Find a Grave Memorial ID 5892342, citing Oakland Cemetery, Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.