JOHNSON, SAMUEL - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company G, 9th Pennsylvania Reserves.
Place and date:   At Antietam, Md., 17 September 1862.

Entered service at:   Connellsville, Pa. Born: 1845, Fayette County, Pa. G.0. No.: 160, 30 May 1863.

Citation:   Individual bravery and daring in capturing from the enemy 2 colors of the 1st Texas Rangers (C.S.A.), receiving in the act a severe wound.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)