Letters, receipts, invoices, military orders, and other documents pertaining mostly to Johnson's work as a contractor with the Confederate States Army for provisioning reserve Indians and troops, and the Civil War in Arkansas and elsewhere, especially as regards the Trans-Mississippi Dept. of the C.S.A. in Arkansas, Texas, and the Indian Territory. Correspondents and persons to whom the material relates include Albert Pike, William M. Quesenbury, Marshall Grimes, Thomas Lanigan, Thomas C. Hindman, and Theophilus H. Holmes. Places to which the material relates include: Fort Smith, Little Rock, Prairie Grove, Van Buren and Waldron, Arkansas; Bonham, Mansfield, Paris, and Sherman, Texas; Washington D.C. and Fort Washita, Indian Territory.
Quartermaster's agent and contractor engaged in obtaining supplies for the Confederate Army and for various Indian tribes, including the Wichita, 1861-1862, the Osage, 1864, and the Seminole, 1865.
Inventory available in Special Collections.