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B. Johnson
B. Johnson

Confederate (CSA)


Bradley Tyler Johnson

(1829 - 1903)
Home State: Maryland
Command Billet: Brigade Commander
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: Jones' Brigade


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Pre-War Profession: Lawyer and state's attorney. In 1861 he recruited the 1st Maryland (CSA), and was elected Major, seeing action at First Manassas. In March 1862 he was appointed Colonel, and led his Regiment on Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaign, at the Seven Days, at Cedar Mountain, and on the Second Manassas campaign.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He commanded Jones' Brigade of Jackson's Division (wounded and relieved?).

The remainder of the War:
In June 1864 he wsa promoted to BGen. and commanded W E Jones' Cavalry Brigade in Early's Washington raid executed the order to burn Chambersburg was on the Shenandoah Valley campaign and served on prison duty.

After the War:
He continued his career as a lawyer and was a politician and writer.

Birth Date: 9/29/1829    Place of Birth: Frederick, MD    
Death Date: 10/5/1903    Death Place: Amelia, VA    Burial Place: Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore, MD

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