JOHNSON, ROBERT, Private, Company I, 11th Regiment, North Carolinas Troops. Resided in Lincoln County where he enlisted on March 3, 1863, for the war. Present or accounted for until captured at or near Chester Gap, Virginia, July 21, 1863. Confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D. C. Died in hospital at Washington on August 25, 1863, of “chronic diarrhoea.” Hospital records give his age as 20. [NCT 5:91]
- CO E, 11 NC INF
- DATE OF DEATH: 08/25/1863
- BURIED AT: SECTION CONF SITE 222
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