Johnson, Henry (Fayette Co.)

Flourished: 1832 Fayette County, Illinois

From April to July of 1832, Johnson served consecutively in three different companies of militia fighting the Black Hawk War; in two of those companies, he served alongside Abraham Lincoln.

Muster Roll of Captain Jacob M. Early’s Company of Mounted Volunteers; Muster Roll of Captain Elijah Iles’s Company of Mounted Volunteers; Ellen M. Whitney, comp., The Black Hawk War, 1831-1832: Illinois Volunteers, 2 vols., vol. 35 of Collections of the Illinois State Historical Library (Springfield: Illinois State Historical Library, 1970), 1:208, 228, 545.