Daniel Nelson Johnson

Daniel Nelson Johnson
February 24, 1844 – December 25, 1920

1860 Residence: Bladen County, North Carolina

3rd Great Grandfather of David Vinson
3rd Great Grandfather of Daniel Vinson

Military Record
May 10, 1862 – Enlisted in Cumberland County, NC
56th North Carolina Regiment, Company B
Rank: Private
August 1, 1862 – Reported Absent Without Leave
November, 1862 – Returned to Duty
May 22, 1863 – Captured at the Battle of Second Gum Swamp
Sent to New Bern, Paroled, and transferred to City Point, VA
May 28, 1863 – Exchanged
June 1863 – Returned to Duty
August 18, 1863 – Deserted at Halifax
Returned to duty prior to January 1, 1864
Placed under arrest at Weldon
March-June 1864 – Escaped from the guardhouse at Weldon
July-August 1864 – Present but under arrest
December 1864 – Reported at work on fortifications around Richmond as punishment

Parents
James Johnson 1815-1875
Catharine S. Butler 1825-1865

Siblings
Margaret S. Johnson 1845
Bizzell Johnson 1852-1908

Wife
Caroline Martin 1844-1923

Children
James M. Johnson 1866-1937
Amos Richard Johnson 1869-1937
Margaret Johnson 1871-1938
Samuel Johnson 1873
Miles Anderson Johnson 1876-1933
Della Johnson 1878
Eliza Johnson 1881
Georgia Johnson 1888-1954

Burial
Johnson Hall Cemetery (also known as Rayfield Cemetery)
White Oak, Bladen County, NC
Cemetery is about 4 miles NW of White Oak on the E side of Hwy 53 on the side of a timber road.