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Confederate (CSV)


B. G. Johnson

(c. 1844 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 18, he enlisted as a Private in Company C, 15th North Carolina Infantry on 15 July 1862 in Raleigh.

On the Campaign

He was reported "missing on the march to MD" in September 1862.

The rest of the War

The December 1862 Company muster roll says he was "sent to hospital Sept 17, 1862." He was listed afterward as "absent, sick ... and not heard from since" to at least July 1863. He had died of phthisis (lung disease) at the Eastern District Hospital in Richmond, VA on 24 November 1862.

References & notes

Service information from Moore1 and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3.


c. 1844


11/24/1862; Richmond, VA


1   Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 1, pp. 554 -  [AotW citation 7527]

2   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 27746]