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Confederate (CSV)


William B. Johnson

(c. 1841 - 1864)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 21, from Bola in Nash County, he was conscripted as Private, Company C, First North Carolina Infantry on 15 July 1862 in Raleigh.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was back with his Company by April 1863 but was captured at Fredericksburg, VA on 3 May. He was in Washington, DC the next day, but was paroled and sent to City Point, VA on 10 May for exchange. He was admitted to a hospital in Richmond, VA on 19 May with typhoid fever and furloughed home for 60 days on 26 June 1863. He was killed in a skirmish near Morton's Ford, VA on 6 February 1864.

References & notes

His service from the Roster 1 and his Compiled Service Records, online from fold3.


c. 1841


02/06/1864; Morton's Ford, VA


1   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 26310]