Daniel Robert Johnson enlisted as a Private, April 16, 1863 by a Captain W.H. Mann in Savannah, GA. Company K, 54th Georgia Infantry. He received $50 as bounty, also received clothing March 16, 1864. Daniel signed a form saying that he will not bear arms against the United States of America, or give any information or do any military duty whatsoever until regularly exchanged as a prisoner of war. Description: Height, 5 feet 9 in: Hair, Dark: Eyes, Grey: Complexion, Dark. The list of Prisoners surrendered to Brig. Gen. E.M. McCook by Maj. Gen. Sam Jones, CSA. At Tallahassee, Florida, May 10, 1865. He was a prisoner of the U. S. Forces until May 19, 1865. Daniel was paroled at Thomasville, Georgia May 19, 1865.
Daniel Robert Johnson was born October 25, 1843 in Appling County to Daniel W. Johnson and Holly Ann Knight Johnson. Daniel married Elizabeth Dixon Brown born October 4, 1845 and died April 7, 1914. She is buried beside her husband Daniel Robert Johnson in Smyrna Cemetery. Elizabeth‘s parents were William Brown and Piety Dixon Brown.
There is one child buried in Smyrna Cemetery:
Allen Marshall Johnson, b. March 29, 1869, d. December 13, 1954. Allen was married to Hattie Elizabeth Davis b. January 6, 1872 in McIntosh County, d. January 19, 1938 Brantley County. Hattie’s parents were Doss Davis and Rosa Joyner Davis.