Shawano County Journal
Thursday, June 21, 1866
First Lieut. GEORGE JOHNSON, formerly of Company "E", Sixth Wis. Vol. Infantry, died, at the Traveler's Home, in this village on the 16th inst., from the effects of wounds received while fighting with the "Old Iron Brigade." Lieut. Johnson was a faithful soldier, a brave officer, a good citizen, and by his fine social qualities won the friendship of all. He enlisted as a private in 1862 and by good conduct and brave actions earned his promotion honorably. A large concourse of friends assisted in paying the last sad rites to the remains of the gallant young officer.