Sergeant Giles N. Johnson - Civil War Veteran

Sgt. Giles N. Johnson, Co. B, 154th Regt., N.Y.S. Vol. Inf. He enlisted at age 21 at Dayton and was wounded in the right foot at Gettysburg. His great toe and metatarsal were amputated by an unknown surgeon at an unknown hospital. Johnson was discharged for disability on June 10, 1864, at Washington, D.C. Soon after he returned home he posed with his wife, Ellen, for this photograph, a striped sock on his wounded foot. Dunkelman and Winey Collection, St. Bonaventure University, courtesy of Brinda Breese-Wederich.

Submitted by CAMP members.

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