Joseph P Johnson

20 January 2021

This is First Sergeant Joseph P “Little Joe” Johnson of Company C, 15th Massachuysetts Infantry, possibly in his pre-war militia uniform. He was mortally wounded at Antietam on 17 September 1862 and died in a Washington, DC hospital on 4 October. His photograph is from Susan Harnwell on her superb 15th Massachusetts Infantry website.

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