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John Johnson (1827 - 1863)

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John Johnson
Born in Grand Coteau, St Landry, Louisiana, USAmap
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Husband of — married 23 Nov 1853 (to before 5 Feb 1863) in Grand Coteau, St Landry Parish, Louisiana, USAmap
[children unknown]
Died in Vicksburg, Warren, Mississippi, United Statesmap
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John Johnson was born in 1827. He died in 1863.


Note: Civil War
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John was shot and killed in Civil War. Sergt. Co. A 2nd Louisiana Calvary, enlisted Aug. 18, 1862 Opelousas, Louisiana. Present on roll for Dec. 31, 1862 to Feb. 28, 1863. Roll for July & Aug. 1863. Killed in action August 18, 1863. Died at Mrs. Cox's Hospital, Vicksburg , of wounds received on the "Ram Arkansas". He is laid to rest at Cedar Hill Cemetery, in Warren county, Vicksburg, Mississippi. His widow, Adelaide, eventually applied for a Confederate Widow's Pension and according to records, there is an application containing three pages of file at the Archives in Baton Rouge.


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