Johnsburg Goes to War: 1861-1865

Ross, Rodney

Born in 1839 in Johnsburg, son of Roswell Ross and his wife Harriet (Daniels). Enlisted in Johnsburg Aug. 11, 1862 and signed on as a private in Co. D of the 118th. Died of smallpox at Portsmouth, VA on June 27, 1864.

Rowe, James Franklyn

Born Jan. 26, 1845 in Middletown, VT. Enlisted Dec. 3, 1861 in Johnsburg for three years and served as a private in Co. G of the 93rd. Discharged less than a year later - on Oct. 30, 1862 in Detroit, MI. Re-enlisted Feb. 2, 1864 in Co. B of the 17th Michigan. Discharged May 18, 1865.

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