Looking for information or suggestion of where to look for my gggrandfather's death place or date of the action. The following information is what I have found so far; B.E. Johnson, Pvt, Capt, John B. Appling’s Company, 3d Battation Alabama Reserves.
B.E. Johnson, pvt, Confederate, 3 Batt’n Reserves, Ala, appears on Company Muster-in Roll of the organization named above.
Roll dated Abbeville, Henry Co., Ala Aug 1, 1864, Muster-in to date Aug 1, 1864
Confederate., 3 Battn Res, Ala., B.E. Johnson, Pvt. Co. I. 3 Bat. Ala. Res.
Appears on a Register of Effects of Deceased Soldiers, turned over to Quartermasters, C.S.A.
Receipt filed, 1865
Amount # 27.00
Confed. Arch., Chap. 10, File No. 21, page 342
Ms. Ballade, Copyist
Widows Application, The State of Alabama, County of Elmore
Mrs. Hester A. Johnson says her husband Benj. E. Johnson, was a Private in Company I, 3d Regiment of Ala Battallion;
Sworn to and subscribed before me, this 20 day of July 1887, J.A. Lancaster Judge of Probate of Elmore Co. Applicant; H.A. Johnson
The First battalion, also called the Fourth reserve regiment, was consolidated with the Third and Fourth battalions under Lieut.-Col. E. M. Underhill,and called the Sixty-fifth Alabama; it was employed mainly in the defenses of Mobile, though a detachment was sent to
Montgomery in April, 1865, and retired before Wilson's army to Girard, where it fought with severe loss and was captured.