George W. Johnson

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G. W. Johnson
Co. H. 1st Tex. Cav.
July 28, 1904
Aged 69, yrs.
Full Name: George W. Johnson
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 2 (D)
Row:N  Number:10
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: 1835 
Died: July 28, 1904 
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Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Illinois 
Occupation: Farmer 
Marital Status: Widower 
Came To Texas: 1842 
Residence: Cisco, Texas 
Admitted To Home: January 12, 1904 
Religion: Baptist 
Brigade: Green's 
Regiment: 1st Texas Cav. 

JOHNSON, GEORGE W. (1835 ~ 1904). Former Confederate soldier George W. Johnson was born June 1835 in Union County, Illinois. Johnson enlisted in the Confederate Army in April 1861 in Henderson, Texas and later joined forces in San Antonio. He fought with Company H of Green's 1st Texas Cavalry. He came to Texas in 1842 with his parents, Hampton Johnson and Sarah "Sally" Evans, and married Georgana McWilliams in about 1886 and settled in Cisco, Texas to become a farmer. They had six children: John Hampton (1887), T. or L.W. (1888), M.E. (1891), A.J. (1893), H.W. (1896) and T.J. (1898). He died in the Confederate Men's Home in Austin July 28, 1904 and was buried in the Texas State Cemetery.

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