George Seton Johnston
Private, Confederate States of America Marine Corps
Seton Johnston, a member of Company B of the Confederate States Marine
Corps, is probably the only member of the CSMC to be buried in Arlington
Cemetery. He enlisted at Richmond on September 1, 1864, as Private, and
was assigned to the CSS Virginia II; surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina
in April, 1865.
He resided in Virginia after the war and received a Confederate pension
from the state government until his death at Lyon Park on June 2, 1928.
George Seton Johnston, Private, Company B, CSMC; born Nelson County, Virginia, May 31, 1847; died Lyon Park, Arlington County, Virginia, February 6, 1928; buried Confederate section, Arlington National Cemetery.
JOHNSTON, GEORGE S