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Gabriel Johnson papers

 Collection — Folder: S728
Identifier: S0728

Scope and Contents

This collection includes photocopied documents from federal, state and local governments in Washington, D.C., Indiana and Grant County, Indiana ranging from 1861-1976 regarding military service.


  • 1861/08/28-1976/10/04

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Gabriel Johnson was born in Grant County, Indiana on January 17, 1837 to Gabrield [Gabiel] and Nancy Johnson. He was one of at least four children. He enlisted as a private in Company A, 8th Regiment Indiana Infantry on August 18, 1861. He was transferred to Company B, 69th Regiment Indiana Infantry in February 1864 and then transferred to Company A, 8th Regiment Indiana Infantry in July 1864. He was discharged at Charlestown, Virginia on September 14, 1864. He married Ursula S. Coppock in Grant County on October 4, 1874 and they had three children. He died June 14, 1906 and is buried in Park Cemetery, Fairmount, Indiana.

Information found within the collection.

"Johnson, Gabriel". 1850 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/02/18.

"Johnson, Gabriel". 1880 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/02/18.

"Johnson, Gabriel". 1900 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/02/18.

"Johnson, Gabriel". Find a Grave Memorial. Retrieved 2015/02/18.

"Johnson, Gabriel". Web: Indiana, Marion Public Library Death Index, 1812-2011. Retrieved 2015/02/18.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer from Indiana State Library, Archives Division on 2015/02/17.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/02/18 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/02/18 by Edythe Huffman.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.