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Confederate (CSV)


Robert I. Johnson

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 22nd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company G, 22nd Georgia Infantry on 30 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was slightly wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was appointed 3rd Sergeant and was in Chimborazo Hospital #2 in Richmond, VA in February 1863 for chronic bronchitis. On 17 July 1863 he was certified incapable of further active field service (since January 1863) and was then on detached duty in Atlanta to the end of the war.

References & notes

His service from Henderson's Roster 1 and his Compiled Service Record (CSR) at the US National Archives, online via fold3. The pointer to Johnson and further details thanks to Barry Truluck from his research in a casualty list in the Richmond Enquirer of 17 October 1862 and the CSR.


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. II, pg. 982  [AotW citation 26096]