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John Johnson

 

Ancestor of Brett K. Johnson

Live Oak Family Group Leader

 

 

Georgia 29th Cavalry Battalion

Organization:  Organized with eight companies in early 1864.  Included in the surrender of General Joseph E. Johnston at Durham Station Orange County North Carolina on April 26, 1965

 

Assignments:  District of Florida, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida (April - July 1864)

Jackson's-Miller's Brigade, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida (July - August 1864)

McLaw's Division Department of South Carolina Georgia and Florida

(Six companies)(October-Novermber 1864)

Jackson's Miller's Brigade, Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida (two companies)(October 1864-Feburary 1865)

Battles:  McIntosh county (August 2-4, 1864)

Savannah Campaign ( November-December 1864)

 

 

John enlist 1861 in Company F of the 29th Georgia Battalion Cavalry.

John was shot August 1864 in the right leg, which led to the amputation.  He served until the surrender of  the southern confederacy in April of 1865.