JOHNSON, George

WI 20th Inf Co G. Residence: Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Born in Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 39. Married. Hazel eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 14 Aug 1862 at Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Mustered 18 Aug 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Killed in the battle of Prairie Grove, Arkansas, on 7 Dec 1862. He had received $25 of his bounty, according to Johnson’s final statement signed by Company Commander E. G. Miller. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 101-9,18; red book vol 25) (Love p1090) (Quiner p 679) (Kennedy, James B. Wisconsin Civil War name index)

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