JOHNSON, John

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Age 33. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 15 Oct 1861 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Left behind in a hospital at Crab Orchard, Kentucky, 20 Oct 1862. Served on military police duty on 20 Dec 1862. Sick in hospital at Murfreesboro, 16 Mar 1863. Taken prisoner at Chickamauga, Georgia, 19 Sep 1863. Reported to have died of disease in Andersonville Prison sometime in 1864. The Red Book says he died in prison in Atlanta, Georgia. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5; red book vol 20 p46) (Buslett p 418) (Ulvestad p297) (Ager p298)

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