JACKSON, William Hicks CSA

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JACKSON, William Hicks "Red" CSA


Born October 1 1835, Paris TN
Died March 30 1903, nr Nashville TN
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1856, Texas and New Mexico indian campaigns, resigned May 1861.
War Service 1861 Capt. in Confederate artillery, Belmont (w), Col. of 1st Tennessee Cavalry, Holly Springs, December 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded a cavalry division in Vicksburg campaign, Meridian campaign, commanded a cavalry division in Atlanta campaign, served under Forrest, rear guard in retreat from Nashville, fought in Forrest's later campaigns.
Post War Career Horse breeder.
 
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