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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1858

Vol. II

(Born Ten.)

Andrew Jackson

(Ap'd at Large)


Andrew Jackson, III:
Born Apr. 4, 1834, The Hermitage (near Nashville), TN.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1853, to July 1, 1858, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Cavalry, July 1, 1858.

Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1858‑59;

(Second Lieut., 1st Cavalry, May 4, 1859)

and on frontier duty at Ft. Cobb, I. T., 1859‑60, — on Kiowa and Comanche Expedition, 1860, being engaged in a Skirmish near Grand Saline, Kan., Aug. 6, 1860, — and Ft. Smith, Ark., 1860.

Resigned, May 7, 1861.

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

Civil History. — Unknown, nothing authentic having been received.

Vol. IV
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Unknown.

Vol. V
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Unknown. — Residence, Nashville, Tenn.

Vol. VI
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

Military History. —

Second Lieut., 1st Cavalry, May 4, 1859.

Resigned, May 7, 1861.

Civil History. — After close of the Civil War, engaged in agriculture in the south and at the Hermitage, Tenn., until 1888, when he entered the Internal Revenue Service at Cincinnati, Ohio, where he remained until compelled by failing health to retire.

Died, Dec. 16, 1906, at Knoxville, Tenn.: Aged 72.

Buried, The Hermitage, Nashville, TN.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1918.

Thayer's Note:

a As with other Confederate officers, Cullum's Register omits his war record: according to the Southern Historical Society Papers he commanded the 1st Tennessee Heavy Artillery.

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