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Confederate (CSV)

Private

David Newton Johnson

(? - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 44th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 17 year old student in Fluvanna County, he mustered as Private, Company F, 44th Virginia Infantry on 20 May 1861 in Palmyra, VA.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was originally buried " in N.E. corner of Mrs. Lucker's house-field" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett.1 Service and other details from Kevin C. Ruffner's 44th Virginia Infantry (roster, 1987) via the Historical Data Systems database.

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD

Notes

1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4761]