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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1856

Vol. II
p660
1740

(Born Va.)

George Jackson

(Ap'd Va.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1851, to July 1, 1856, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Dragoons, July 1, 1856.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Buchanan, N. M., 1857, — Utah Expedition,

(Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Feb. 2, 1857)

(First Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Apr. 25, 1861)

1857‑59, — and Ft. Laramie, Dak., 1860‑61.

Resigned, June 1, 1861.

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States.a

Civil History. — Petroleum Producer, 1866‑83. Civil Engineer in the service of the United States, 1879 and 1882.

Died, May 27, 1883, at Parkersburg, W. Va.: Aged 50.


Thayer's Note:

a As with other Confederate officers, Cullum's Register omits his war record: according to the Southern Historical Society Papers he served in the 14th Virginia Cavalry in the Army of Northern Virginia, reaching the rank of Major.


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