Grand Father of Sterling Johnston , son Fay live this area and produced a tallented son Edward Eugene Johnston manager of Swanda Brothers Sheet Metal For Many Years. Julius was born in 1843 Georgia, Chattooga county to Sterling Johnston and Emily Greathouse. From Records of Ala. Confederate Soldiers 1861-1865 :
Name: Julius C. Johnston Age: 18 Enlisted : April 28, 1861 - For Duration of War Place : Tuskeegee, Macon County, Ala. Marital Status : Single Occupation : Farmer Unit : Co. B - 4th Alabama Infantry Regiment Rank : Private - promoted to 2nd Sergeant in March 1862 ..
Present at the Following Engagements :
1st Manassas Etham's Landing Seven Pines Gaines Farm Malvern Hill Hazle River Fredricksburg Fort Hugger Suffolk Falling Water Thornton River Chattanooga William's Island Raccoon Valley Hog Mountain Louden Campbell's Station Knoxville Knoxville Heights Bean's Station