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Albert Milton Johnson (March 12, 1837 - August 24, 1911) served as a corporal in Company C, 13th Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry.

Personal life

Albert Johnson was born March 12, 1837 in Carter County, Tennessee to Alfred and Sally (Winters) Johnson. He married Mary Ann Smith (b. 1848) with whom he had six children.[1]

Civil War service

Johnson enlisted as a private in Company C on September 24, 1863 in Carter County, Tennessee for a period of three years and mustered in October 28, 1863 at Strawberry Plains, Tennessee. He was appointed corporal on October 24, 1863.

He is described as 28 years old, 5' 7" tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, and by occupation a farmer.

Johnson is listed as present for duty throughout his term of service for which muster roll records have survived.

Johnson mustered out with the regiment on September 5, 1865 at Knoxville. He had last been paid to August 31, 1864, was owed $17.40 from the government for clothing, had been paid a $25 bounty, and was owed a $75 bounty.

Post-war life

Johnson applied for an invalid's pension on November 2, 1882. He died August 24, 1911 in Carter County and is buried at Williams Cemetery in Milligan, Tennessee. His wife applied for a widow's pension on September 14, 1911.


  1. 1900 U.S. Census, 5th Civil District, Carter County, Tennessee.

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