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Johnson, George W.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 24, credited to Winhall, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/9/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. G, 11th VT INF, pow 1/25/65, prld 2/17/65, sick in Gnrl. Hosp. 8/31/64; m/o 6/24/65

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VITALS

Birth: 1838, Londonderry, VT
Death: 1923

Burial: North Cemetery, Vernon, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Don Streeter
Findagrave Memorial #: 16834804

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/4/1880; widow Caroline E., 11/6/1923, VT
Portrait?: USAHEC off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


DESCENDANTS

2nd Great Grandfather of Ken Hall, Danbury, CT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

North Cemetery, Vernon, VT

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Obituary

GEORGE W. JOHNSON

Civil War Veteran Dies in Home in West Brattleboro.

George Washington Johnson, 85, died about 11 o'clock last night in his home in West Brattleboro from infirmities due to his advanced age. He was born in Londonderry Jan. 24, 1838, a son of Elisha and Roxanna Johnson. He attended the public schools in Winhall. On July 17, 1859,he married Caroline E. Lackey of Landgrove., They lived in Winhall, Stratton and Vernon, coming to West Brattleboro to make their home in 1919. Six children were born to Mr. And Mrs. Johnson of whom five are living. Mrs. Alfred Sprague and John H. Johnson of Brattleboro, Mrs. B. A. Streeter of Vernon, Ora E. Johnson of West Springfield, Mass., and J. Alfred Johnson of Vernon. A son Charles Johnson died July 18, 1912.

Mr. Johnson was a Civil war veteran and a member of Sedgwick post, G.A.R. He served in Company G, 11th Vermont Volunteers. Besides his wife and children, he is survived by 13 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock in Pond's chapel. Rev. E. P. Wood, pastor of All Soul's church, will officiate. The burial will take place in the Hubbard cemetery in Vernon.

Source: Brattleboro Reformer, October 3, 1923
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.