Civil War Records of Chester Johnson


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
Navy Ohio; U.S.S. South Carolina; Niagara enl. May 13, 1861, at Portland, Me., for 1 yr. Disch. June 20, 1862 from Niagara credit Acton -- age 40
MASSCW, 8:224

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): page 102-103 [his birthplace is here recorded as Saco, Maine]


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks

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

Grand Army of the Republic


Survived by  

Additional Information

The Town of Acton Civil War service ledger credits Chester Johnson, born in Saco, Maine, to Acton, Mass.

The name Chester Johnson is recorded in the Acton, Mass. Town Records for May, 1860, under the heading "A List of Persons residing in the Town of Acton, May 1st, 1860, liable to do military duty as returned by the Assessors of said Town" (Acton Town Records: Transcriptions, May 1860, at the Acton Memorial Library).

Chester Johnson, a 40-year-old operative, is recorded as a resident of Saco, Maine in the 1860 federal census, enumerated on June 5, 1860. Also in the household (159/170) was 7-year-old George H. Johnson ("1860 United States Federal Census,"



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