He was hung this morning at half past 9 o'clock in front of the Jordan House, on a hill in full view of the enemy.
A battery close by had been shelling the rebel lines, and they opened in reply, throwing a number of shells rather closer than was desirable, one of which struck George Fully, sergeant-major 10th Massachusetts, who died in a few minutes
When Johnson was arrested by some cavalry, just after his crime he stoutly denied his guilt and gave his name as Robert Henry Hughes, and said that he belonged to the quartermaster's department.
After being sentenced, however, he admitted his guilt and gave his true name, and confessed that he enlisted in Baltimore on the 23d of March in the 23d U. S. infantry, was twenty-three years of age, and had deserted.
He said his punishment was just, and he hoped others would take warning by his fate.
A Washington telegram, of the 24th, says "Garrett Davis says he will to morrow introduce resolutions in favor of peac