James K. Johnson was a resident of Mansfield when he enlisted as a private in Co. D of the 3rd Regiment Rhode Island Volunteer Cavalry. He died May 15, 1864.
He may be the James Johnson, born about 1844, living in Mansfield in the 1850 and 1860 U.S. censuses. If so, his parents are probably William and Anna (____) Johnson.
James K. Johnson is buried at the Chalmette National Cemetery in Chalmette, Louisiana.