15 Sep 1861: John Johnston Enlists in the 24th Mississippi Infantry

On this day — 155 years ago — my 3x great-grandfather, John Johnston, enlisted in the 24th Mississippi Infantry as a private in the Confederate army.  He joined the Helen Johnstone Guards, later known as Company E, in Madison County, Mississippi.   Continue reading 15 Sep 1861: John Johnston Enlists in the 24th Mississippi Infantry