Johnson, Amos

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Amos Johnson was born in Adams County, Pennsylvania around 1845 and served in the United States Colored Troops during the Civil War. According to his service records, Johnson worked as a laborer before the conflict. In February 1864 Johnson joined Company I of the 25th USCT in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Johnson was sent to a general hospital in June 1864 and transported back North on August 10, 1865. Johnson received a discharge for “disability” at a hospital in New York on October 3, 1865. (By Don Sailer)

Life Summary

Full name
  Amos Johnson
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
  Estimated
Death Date Certainty
  Estimated
Gender
  Male
Race
  Black
Sectional choice
  North
Origins
  Free State
Occupation
  Military
  Other
Other Occupation
  Laborer
Relation to Slavery
  Free black
Military
  Union Army

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