This entry is part of the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks series. This week’s prompt is Military. To see other posts in this series, view my 52 Ancestors in 2019 index.
Memorial Day honors our veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice of their lives for our country. This week I want to focus an ancestor who came close to dying during his military service — my 3x-great-grandfather John Johnston who spent a year as a Civil War prisoner of war.Continue reading John Johnston: Military Prisoner of War