Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|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
|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)|
|Date||February 9, 1913|
66 years, 7 months, 7 days
("Massachusetts Vital Records 1911-1915," v. 1913/57 Deaths, p. 204, American Ancestors.org)
(source: "Non-resident burials," in Annual Reports, Town of Acton, Massachusetts, 1914: 33)
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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