JOHNSON, John O.

WI 6th Inf Co G. Residence: Stevens Point, Portage County, Wisconsin. Birthplace not shown. Civil War: Age 32. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’8”. Enlisted for two years on 16 Jul 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered there the same day. Private. Wounded at Gettysburg. Re-enlisted for four years on 4 Jan 1864 at Culpepper, Virginia; bounty $400. Sergeant. Discharged from the Regiment on 1 Feb 1864 to accept a commission in the WI 45th Inf Regiment. Became Captain of Company H. Post war: Granted a pension of $4 a month because of a wound to his right forearm. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 27-10,16; red book vol 11 p156) (Quiner p 463) (“Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883 (living in Wisconsin)”, Park Genealogical Books, Roseville, Minnesota publ. 1998.)

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