Age: 0, credited to Peacham, VTVITALS
Birth: 09/17/1822, Peacham, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Saint Helenas Episcopal Church Cemetery, Beaufort, SC
Check the cemetery for location/directions
and other veterans who may be buried there.
From March 1863 to 1871, Martha Johnson (9/17/1822-12/21/1871), an abolitionist from Peacham, Vermont, served as a freedman's teacher in Port Royal, South Carolina. Documented in McShane, Alice, ed. "Reading, Writing, and War: A Vermonter's Experience in the Port Royal Experiment, 1863-1871." Vermont History 67, no. 3-4 (1999): 101-14. In addition, Johnson Family papers, Vermont Historical Society, include a biography and letters.
See also The Flow of History newsletter, Fall, 2006.