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Confederate (CSV)


Frank M. Johnston

Home State: Georgia

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 19th Georgia Infantry


see his Battle Report

Before Sharpsburg

He was a clerk in Atlanta before the War. From Hancock County, he was commissioned Captain, Company A, 19th Georgia Infantry on 11 June 1861.

On the Campaign

Captain of Company A, he took command of the Regiment at Second Manassas in absence of all the field officers, again briefly just before the Maryland campaign, and after the Antietam battle at the skirmish at the Potomac crossing near Shepherdstown.

The rest of the War

He was commissioned Captain and Assistant Quartermaster, CSA on 24 September 1863 and assigned to the staff of General Howell Cobb. He was detailed to the post of Atlanta on 2 February 1865 with no further record.

References & notes

Service from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database.


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19413]