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Confederate (CSV)


Joseph G. H. Johnston

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 37th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted and mustered as Private, Company K, 37th Virginia Infantry on 18 March 1862 in Abingdon, VA as a substitute for Pvt. David K. H. Lewark, Company D.

On the Campaign

He was severely wounded in the head in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was shown on Company muster sheets as on leave for his wound to December 1862 with no further record.

References & notes

His service from Rankin1 via the Historical Data Systems database and from his Compiled Military Service Records via fold3. His Sharpsburg wound detail from a casualty list in the Abingdon Virginian of 3 October 1862 online from the Library of Congress. He's also seen as Joseph G. H. Johnson.


1   Rankin, Thomas M., 37th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg: H.E. Howard, Inc., 1987  [AotW citation 21770]