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Confederate (CSV)

Private

J. Augustus Johnson

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company K, 6th Georgia Infantry on 2 March 1862 in Atlanta.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Henderson,1. who has him as A.J. Johnson, with no record after the Company Roll of 31 August 1862. Thanks to Barry Truluck for the pointer to Johnson and for his research in his Compiled Service Records (via Fold3), Confederate Necrology in Memoriam in the Southern Watchman of 28 January 1863 (republished in the Georgia Historical Quarterly, Volume 16, Number 4, December 1932), and a casualty list in the Southern Recorder (Milledgeville, GA) of 21 October 1862.

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 1, pg. 829  [AotW citation 21068]