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US Civil War Soldiers   Benjamin Rush  JOHNSON

  (b. 1824   d. 15 August 1869South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA )  
Summary: Benjamin Rush JOHNSON was born 1824 Benjamin Rush JOHNSON was the child of

Benjamin Rush JOHNSON died 15 August 1869 in South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA .
Notes:
Father: Dr. Peleg Johnson
Mother: Harriet Johnson


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South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck) - Kingston, R.I. Depot
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck)
Kingston, R.I. Depot
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck) - South Kingstown High School, Wakefield, R.I.
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck)
South Kingstown High School, Wakefield, R.I.
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck) - Peace Dale Mfg. Co.'s Mills, Peace Dale, R.I.
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck)
Peace Dale Mfg. Co.'s Mills, Peace Dale, R.I.
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck) - The Station, Peace Dale, R.I.
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck)
The Station, Peace Dale, R.I.
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck) - South Road, Kingston, R. I.
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck)
South Road, Kingston, R. I.
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck) - Wakefield Depot
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck)
Wakefield Depot
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck) - The Trefoil, Camp Hoffman, West Kingston, R. I.
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck)
The Trefoil, Camp Hoffman, West Kingston, R. I.

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USA 1825 - October 26 - Erie Canal completed
The work completed. - This is the day, and 10 o'clock the hour, when the first boat from Lake Erie enters the Grand Canal and proceeded to the city of New York; a distance of 500 miles. - All doubts, ...Read MORE...


USA 1831 - January 1 - First Abolitionist Newspaper
The first abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator, published in Boston by William Lloyd Garrison

www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/ state-history-timeline/ massachusetts.html - January 1, 1831

USA 1836 - The Alamo and Texas Declaration of Independence
In 1836, a small band of Texans fought the Mexican Army from inside an old mission chapel known as...Read MORE...


USA 1873 - The Panic of 1837
The Panic of 1837 was a financial crisis in the United States that touched off a major recession...Read MORE...


World History 1839 - January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre.

www.wikipedia.org - January 2, 1839

USA 1840 to 1860s - French-Canadian emigration to the United States
The large number of French-Canadians who crossed the border in the nineteenth century, particularly ...Read MORE...


USA 1840s - 1880s - The Oregon Trail
The Oregon Trail was a wagon road stretching 2170 miles from Missouri to Oregon's Willamette...Read MORE...


World History 1845 - September 9 – Potato blight breaks out in Ireland: beginning of the Great Famine.
"The Famine began quite mysteriously in September 1845 as leaves on potato plants suddenly turned black and curled, then rotted, seemingly the result of a fog that had wafted across the fields of...Read MORE...


USA 1846 - April 25 – Mexican–American War: Open conflict begins over border disputes of Texas' boundaries.
The war, stemming from the United States’ annexation of Texas in 1845 and from a dispute over...Read MORE...


USA 1848 - January 24 – California Gold Rush: James W. Marshall finds gold at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California.
Many people in California figured gold was there, but it was James W. Marshall on January 24, 1848, ...Read MORE...


USA 1848 - February 2 - Mexican–American War formally ends with signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ceding virtually all of what becomes the Southwestern United States to the U.S.

www.wikipedia.org - February 2, 1848

USA 1851 - June 5 - Uncle Tom's Cabin Appeared in Serial Form
This influential book is often included in lists of "causes of the Civil War" (1861-65). Harriet...Read MORE...


USA 1854 - July - Republican Party formed for abolition of slavery.
It began in a little schoolhouse in Ripon, Wisconsin, in 1854. A small group of dedicated...Read MORE...


USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861.

www.civilwar.org/ education/ history/ civil-war-overview/ triggerevents.html - December 20, 1860

USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.
...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, formally took leave of the Senate in a few eloquent remarks. He...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States

www.wikipedia.org - February 8, 1861

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.
The shelling of the fort was the culmination of a simmering conflict in which a small garrison of...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.

www.wikipedia.org - April 20, 1861

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.
ATCHISON - Oct. 19. - Orders have to-day been issued by the President of the Pike's Peak Express...Read MORE...


USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America
On November 6, 1861, Jefferson Davis was elected president of the Confederate States of America. He ...Read MORE...


USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation...Read MORE...


USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).

www.wikipedia.org - July 3, 1863

USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered a short speech at the end of the ceremonies dedicating the battlefield cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. That speech has come to be known ...Read MORE...


USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.
Harried mercilessly by Federal troops and continually cut off from turning south, Lee headed west,...Read MORE...


USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:
Shortly after 10 p.m. on April 14, 1865, actor John Wilkes Booth entered the presidential box at...Read MORE...


USA 1867 - March 30 – Alaska is purchased for $7.2 million from Alexander II of Russia, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward. The news media call this "Seward's Folly"
U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward signs a treaty with Russia for the purchase of Alaska for $7 million. Despite the bargain price of roughly two cents an acre, the Alaskan purchase was...Read MORE...


Death
15 August 1869
South Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (Kingston) (West Kingston) (Matunuck)

Name: Benj. Rush Johnson
Gender: Male
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Death Date: 15 Aug 1869
Death Place: South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island
Age: 45
Birth Date: 1824
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Father's Name: Dr. Peleg Johnson
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Mother's Name: Harriet Johnson
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I09383-2
System Origin: Rhode Island-EASy
GS Film number: 931841
Reference ID: p 26

"Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950," database, FamilySearch (https:/ / familysearch.org/ ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:F8XG-F4Y : 6 December 2014), Benj. Rush Johnson, 15 Aug 1869; citing South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, reference p 26; FHL microfilm 931,841."

Benjamin is buried at: Old Fernwood Cemetery South Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
Added: 5/5/2017 4:07:17 PM

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