Private John T. Johnson was born ca. 1826 in Florida.
In 1860 he along with wife Ann and four children were living near Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida. The census lists his occupation as “newcomer’; he reported a personal worth of $5,000.
He enlisted November 12th, 1861 at Fernandina, Nassau County, Florida in Captain Gee’s Company (Company A, 4th Florida Infantry) for a period of 12 months.
He reenlisted in Captain Davidson’s Company on May 18th, 1862 at Rico’s Bluff, Liberty County, Florida. He was present with the company from the date of enlistment until October 7th, 1862 when he was assigned detached service as an ambulance and regimental teamster, through March 31st, 1864. He was paroled at Tallahassee, Florida on May 16th, 1865. His description was given as 5’ 3” tall, dark hair, hazel eyes, and dark complexion.
His date of death and place of interment are unknown.