JOHNSON, John O.

SD 1st Infantry Co E. Born in 1862, son of O. V. Johnson and Carrie. Spanish-American War: Age 36. Entered the service on 25 Apr 1898 at Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Private. Served in the Philippine Islands. Discharged 26 Aug 1898 at San Francisco, California. Post war: Died at age 37 of dysentery on 4 Mar 1899 at De Smet, South Dakota, and was buried there in St. Peter’s Cemetery, lot 5, grave 8. Sources: (SDSHS WPA Graves Registration, Kingsbury County.) (Ulvestad p297)

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