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Federal (USV)

Private

Lewis T. Johnson

(1836 - 1905)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Wilmot, he enlisted at age 25 in Company A, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 23 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the thigh and wrist in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 5 January 1863.

After the War

He was living in Wilmot in 1893, by which time he was a past commander of the Prescott Jones Post, No. 32, GAR.

References & notes

Basic information from Child1. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave. Wound details from a casualty list in the New York Times of 21 September 1862.

Birth

1836; Springfield, NH

Death

04/23/1905 Hanover, NH; burial in Bunker Hill Cemetery, Wilmot, NH

Notes

1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, pp. 87 - 99  [AotW citation 13413]