JACKSON, John King CSA

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JACKSON, John King CSA


Born February 8 1828, Augusta GA
Died February 27 1866, Milledgeville GA
Pre-War Profession Lawyer, state militia.
War Service May 1861 Col. of 5th Georgia, Pensacola, February 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded the post at Grand Junction TN, helped organise Army of Tennessee, commanded 3rd Bde/Withers’ Divn at Shiloh, commanded Jackson’s Bde/Breckenridge’s Divn at Murfreesboro, Bridgeport AL, commanded Jackson’s Bde/Cheatham’s Divn at Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, commanded Jackson’s Bde/Walker’s Divn at the start of the Atlanta campaign, commanded District of Florida, defence of Savannah.
Post War Career Lawyer.
 
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