Civil War Records of Nathan Johnson

Service

Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
H 14th NYHA Private; enl. Nov. 14, 1863 at Utica, NY; must. Dec. 17, 1863 wounded in action July 30, 1864 before Petersbugh, Va., necessitating amputation of leg Aug. 1, 1864; disch. Oct. 21, 1865 at De Camp U.S.A. Gen. Hosp., David's Island, NY Harbor, on Surgeon's Cert. of disability Fulton Co., NY farmer

prior service Co. L, 2nd U.S. Arty, discharged July 1, 1863

source: "New York, Civil War Muster Abstracts, 1861-1900," Ancestry.com

source: "New York, Civil War Muster Abstracts, 1861-1900," Ancestry.com

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x

Pension

Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
H 14th NYHA Feb. 24, 1866 Invalid 103 313 102 363   ("U.S. Civil War Pension Index," Ancestry.com)

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  x

Grand Army of the Republic

x


Death

Date February 9, 1913
Place Lexington, Mass.
Age

66 years, 7 months, 7 days

Cause

aortic regurgitation

("Massachusetts Vital Records 1911-1915," v. 1913/57 Deaths, p. 204, American Ancestors.org)

Obituary  
Funeral  
Burial

Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.

(source: "Non-resident burials," in Annual Reports, Town of Acton, Massachusetts, 1914: 33)

Survived by  

Additional Information

Nathan Franklin Johnson was born June 23, 1847 in Fulton County, New York to parents Geo. N. Johnson and Sarah (Young) Johnson ("Massachusetts Vital Records 1911-1915," v. 1913/57 Deaths, p. 204, American Ancestors.org; "New York, Civil War Muster Abstracts, 1861-1900," Ancestry.com)

Nathan Johnson, a 26 year old farmer, son of George N. and Sarah Johnson, married Sally M. Bancroft, 25 year old daughter of Franklin and Malvina Bancroft, on November 7, 1871 in Tynsborough, Mass. ("Massachusetts Vital Records 1841-1910," v. 236, p. 287, American Ancestors.org)

Nathan Johnson, age 34, a laborer, born in New York, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton, Massachusetts in the 1880 federal census, in household with Sally Johnson, age 33, and three children ("1880 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).

Nathan Johnson is recorded in the 1890 special veterans census as a resident of Acton, Mass., at House No. 18, with the following disability: "Shot in left leg and amputated" ("1890 Veterans Schedules," Ancestry.com). Service is recorded for both the 14th New York Heavy Artillery and in Company K, 34th New York Infantry. The latter has not confirmed in other records. The Nathan Johnson that enlisted in the 34th N.Y. Infantry was 25 years old when he enlisted July 1, 1861 and was transferred to the Fifth United States Cavalry in October, 1861. (Chapin, Brief History of the Thirty-Fourth Regiment N.Y.S.V.:133)

Sally M., wife of Nathan Johnson, died October 5, 1893 at the age of 46 years, 11 months, in Acton, of cancer in throat ("Massachusetts Vital Records 1841-1910," v. 437, p. 75, American Ancestors.org).

 

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