JACKSON, Henry Rootes CSA

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JACKSON, Henry Rootes CSA


Born June 24 1820, Athens GA
Died May 23 1898, Savannah GA
Pre-War Profession Lawyer, Mexican War, judge, US ambassador to Austria.
War Service 1861 judge in Confederate courts, June 1861 Brig. Gen., Western Virginia campaign, Cheat Mountain, December 1861 Maj. Gen. of Georgia state troops, returned to Confederate service, Brig. Gen. in Confederate Army September 1863, during Atlanta campaign organised state troops, commanded Jackson’s Bde/Bate’s Divn in Hood's Franklin and Nashville campaign, captured at Nashville.
Post War Career Lawyer, minister to Mexico, railroad executive, banker.
 
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