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Confederate (CSV)


Hugh Wesley Johnson

(1835 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A resident of Sumter, SC in 1850, he enlisted on 4 June 1861 in Company K, 6th South Carolina Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

He was originally buried in "Mrs. Kennedy's little orchard opposite her house" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg and probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. Thanks to Barry Truluck for details above from his research in the 1850 US Census, family records (via, Johnson's Compiled Service Records (via Fold3), and a Roster of Company K transcribed by Shelly B. Parker on SCGenWeb.




09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD


1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4764]