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JOHNSON, HENRY

johnson henry

Voluntarily left fortified shelter and under heavy fire at close-range made the rounds of the pits to instruct the guards; fought his way to the creek and back to bring water to the wounded.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant Company D, 9th U.S. Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Indian Campaigns 1879 Boydton, Mecklenburg County, Virginia

Citation

Voluntarily left fortified shelter and under heavy fire at close-range made the rounds of the pits to instruct the guards; fought his way to the creek and back to bring water to the wounded.