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Confederate (CSV)


David Lucius Johnson

(1844 - 1911)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 17 year old farm worker in Aiken, Edgeville District, he enlisted as Private, Company F, 7th South Carolina Infantry on 1 April 1862. He was severely wounded in the leg at Savage Station, VA on 29 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot in action on Maryland Heights near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was in hospitals into February 1863. He was captured at Cedar (or Fisher's) Creek, VA on 19 October 1864 and held at Point Lookout, MD until being released on 13 May 1865.

After the War

He was a farmer in Aiken County for the rest of his life.

References & notes

His service from Swain.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1880 and 1900. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Mary Ellen McCarty (1854-1924) in December 1868 and they had 11 children.


09/24/1844; Edgefield District, SC


06/17/1911; Aiken, SC; burial in Bethany Cemetery, Aiken, SC


1   Swain, Sr., Glen Allan, The Bloody 7th, Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2014, pg. 548  [AotW citation 24549]