He was born on 26 March 1827 (10; 4 (30 in 1864)). He was born in Bedford County, Pennsylvania (4, 10). He was born to John Johnson, and his second wife, Mary Rebecca Kershner Reid (10).
When he enlisted, he was a wagonmaker (4).
When he enlisted, he was 5 feet 10 inches tall, and had a dark complexion, gray eyes, and dark hair (4).
He was drafted from the sixteenth congressional district (1, 4). He enlisted and was mustered into service on 21 September 1864 (1, 4, 5, 7). He was enlisted for one year, at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania (4). He was a private in company F (1, 8, 9).
He married Susannah Bennett (10). She was born in March 1825, in Chaneysville, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (10). They had these children (10):
On 12 September 1887, he applied successfully from Maryland for a pension (6, 7).
In 1890, he was living in Southampton Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (5). He received a pension for pain and soreness in his feet (5).
On 6 December 1892, his widow, Susannah Johnson, died (10). She was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Hewitt, Bedford County, Pennsylvania (10).
1 Bates, Samuel Penniman. History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5. Harrisburg: B. Singerly, state printer, 1869-71. 5 volumes. 'Ninety-first regiment', volume 3, pages 186-233. (In the roster) (Emanuel Johnson)
2 message, from David and Carol Eddleman, 24 October 2002, on PABEDFOR list at <sites.rootsweb.com>, transcribing burial list from the Bedford Inquirer, 22 May 1908 (Emanuel Johnson)
3 company F, register of men discharged (Emanuel Jhonson)
4 company F, second descriptive roll, #46 (Emanuel Johnson)
5 1890 US census, veterans' schedule, Pennsylvania, Bedford County, Southampton Township, supervisor's district 7, enumeration district 89, page 1 (Emanuel Johnson)
6 pension index, by name (Emanuel Johnson)
7 pension index, by regiment, 91st PA Infantry, company F (Emanuel Johnson)
8 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Emanuel Jhonson)
9 index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Pennsylvania (Emanuel Johnson)
10 Find a grave, memorial 95189462, created by Bronwyn, added 11 Aug 2012, accessed 28 June 2014 (includes a picture of the headstone) (Emanuel Johnson)