He enlisted on the 20 May 1861.
He was discharged at reorganization on 8 May 1862.
He was born 18 September 1832 in DeKalb Co, TN, the son of Squire Whiteley and Lavina (Hill) Johnson.
He married Angeline Russell on the 8 February 1865 in Van Buren Co, TN. She was born 23 September 1844 and died 26 March 1876 both in Van Buren Co, TN. She was the daughter of Thomas and Francis (Dyer) Russell. They had four children: Flora, Albert L., Mary Maude and Beatrice Johnson.
Later he married Mary C. Denton on 4 October 1876 in Van Buren Co, TN. She was born 30 October 1839 or August 1842, she had been married previously to William C. Dyer, born 1842 and died 1875. She was the daughter of Elijah W. and Malvina (Halterman) Denton.
Dying on the 28 September 1903 in Bone Cave, Van Buren Co. He is listed as buried in the Cummingville Cemetery, Van Buren Co, TN, but the correct one is most likely Laurel Creek Cemetery, Van Buren, TN. His first wife is buried in the Laurel Creek Cemetery, Van Buren.