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Johnson, Porter, 1845-1917


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Battle of New Market. Porter Johnson Memoir., 1909

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: Johnson
Scope and Contents Account of the Battle of New Market written in 1909 by Porter Johnson. As a VMI Cadet, Johnson participated in the battle as a Private, Company B. Corps of Cadets.

Battle of New Market. Porter Johnson memoir transcription. [Digital]

 Digital Collection

Johnson Family Papers

Identifier: MS-0341
Scope and Contents The papers consist of 26 letters, bulk 1862-1865, from Mortimer Johnson and his son Porter to members of their immediate family. The Johnson family, originally from West Virginia, moved to Brownsburg in Rockbridge County, Virginia, although they maintained close ties to their former home. Topics in Mortimer's letters include civilian life during the war; the animosity between Union and Confederate sympathizers in West Virginia (the letter of April 28, 1863 discusses the Union loyalty of...

Johnson Family papers [digital]

 Digital Collection