General Bushrod Johnson Grave

General Bushrod Johnson Grave
Virginia Union University
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Born in Ohio in 1817, Bushrod Johnson served on the underground railroad and graduated from West Point, but was driven out of the army after illegal actions. He served as a professor at various schools, including the University of Nashville. Interestingly, when the Civil War broke out he joined the Confederate Army. Technically captured at the surrender of Fort Donelson, he simply walked out unimpeded through the porous Union lines. Johnson fought ably at Shiloh, at Perryville, Stones River, and Chickamauga, where he distinguished himself leading the attack that broke the Union position, and the Siege of Knoxville. He was then promoted to major general and sent to Virginia, where he distinguished himself again at the Battle of the Crater. However his command was destroyed at Sayler’s Creek and he was paroled at Appomattox Court House without a command. Johnson returned to Nashville where he co-chancellored the University of Nashville.
Nashville City Cemetery, Nashville, Tennessee

Bradley Johnson letter

Bradley Johnson letter
Virginia Lawyers
Image by Special Collections at Wofford College
Title: Bradley Johnson letter
Date Original: 1869-07-03
Description: Johnson was was an American lawyer,
soldier, and writer. He served as a general in the Confederate States Army during
the American Civil War. Postwar letter from his law firm.

Creator: Johnson, Bradley T. (Bradley Tyler), 1829-1903

Subject(s): Johnson, Bradley T. (Bradley Tyler), 1829-1903

Alternative Title: 080218-03
Publisher: Wofford College
Date Digital: 2008-09-03
Type: Text
Format [medium]: Manuscript
Format [IMT]: image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications: 800ppi 24-bit depth color; Scanned with
an Epson 15000 Photo scanner with Epson Scan software; Archival master is a
TIFF; Original converted to JPEG with Irfan View software.
Resource Identifier: 080218-03
Source: The original, accession number 080218-03, from which
this digital representation is taken is housed in The
Littlejohn Collection
at Wofford College,
located in the Sandor Teszler Library.
Language:En-us English
Relation [is part of]:The
Littlejohn Collection

Rights Management: This digital representation has been
licensed under an Attribution
– Noncommercial- No Derivatives Creative Commons license

Contributing Institution: Wofford College
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