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JOHNSON, JOSEPH

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Though twice severely wounded while advancing in the assault, he disregarded his injuries and was among the first to enter the fort, where he was wounded for the third time.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Lieutenant (highest rank: Brevet Major) Company A, 58th Pennsylvania Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Lower Merion, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Citation

Though twice severely wounded while advancing in the assault, he disregarded his injuries and was among the first to enter the fort, where he was wounded for the third time.