Creator

Date Original

1863-1879

Description

This collection consists of Civil War correspondence plus a journal and other items. The correspondence relates to locations in Tennessee and Georgia, and most were written from the battlefield. It is unknown who created the 1865-1879 journal.

Biographical/Historical Note

Alexander A. Johnson was born about 1844 in what is now Calhoun County, Alabama, the son of Thomas and Carolina Johnson. At the beginning of the Civil War, Johnson and his family lived at Morrisville, Alabama. During the war, Johnson served in Company E (or F) of the Fifty-Eighth Alabama Infantry. According to family tradition, Johnson was captured and died in a Union prison camp in Illinois during the war.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Alabama

Language

English

Identifier

MG.00189

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Alexander A. Johnson papers , MG.00189

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Alexander A. Johnson papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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