JOHNSON, John K.

IL Lt Arty Henshaw’s Battery. Residence: Serena, La Salle County, Illinois. Born 12 Apr 1840 in Ordal, Norway. Civil War: Farmer. Age 22. Blue eyes, light hair, fair complexion, 5’11”. Enlisted for three years on 6 Oct 1862 at Ottawa, Illinois, and mustered there on 8 Dec 1862. Private. Mustered out with his Battery on 18 Jul 1865. Post war: Died at age 75 on 13 Mar 1916 at Howard, South Dakota. He is buried in Graceland Cemetery there, lot 42, block H, grave 3. Sources: (ILSA reel 18 p40) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Miner County)

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