Newspaper article: Article on the Death of George E. Johnson

Identifier: 2016.12.13
Object titles: Article on the Death of George E. Johnson
Acquisition and Creation Dates:
Acquisition Date 1965 - 2012
Date Cataloged September 15 2016
Object Source Information: RHS Archives,RHS reference
Georeference: [38.6055074,-78.1752454]
Description: Death notice of George Edward Johnson, son of George W. Johnson & Annie Carder Johnson. Mr. Johnson fell asleep on the train while on his way for induction at Fort Lee. He awoke in Norlina NC. Having to wait for a return train, he visited the local fire station. While there he got a drink of water from a cup that had previously held sulfuric acid for the fire extinguishers. He was rushed to the hospital, but he died after being unconscious for many hours.

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