John B Jackson

John B Jackson

Civil War (Confederate) · Confederate Navy
Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)
Unit

Seventh Infantry (I-M)

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Conflict Period

Civil War (Confederate)

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Branch

Confederate Army

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State

Florida

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Rank

Private

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Service End Date

9 Apr 1864

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Service Start Date

25 Apr 1862

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Served For

United States of America

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Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)
Conflict Period

Civil War (Confederate)

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Branch

Confederate Navy

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Rank

Landsman

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Service Start Date

4 May 1864

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Service End Date

20 May 1865

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Served For

United States of America

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Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)
Branch

Confederate Navy

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Conflict Period

Civil War (Confederate)

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Service End Date

4 May 1864

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Rank

Landsman

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Service Start Date

11 Apr 1864

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Served For

United States of America

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Stories about John B Jackson

Biographical Sketch

    Private John Brown Jackson was born on October 23rd, 1845 at Tampa, Hillsborough County Florida.

    He was mustered into Confederate service on April 25th, 1862 when he was enlisted as a Private in Captain Smith’s Company (Key West Avengers), 7th Regiment Florida Infantry by Major R. B. Thomas at Tampa, Florida for a period of 3 years.

    He is present on all rolls until November 27th, 1863, when he was admitted to the Floyd House and Ocmulgee Hospital on November 27th, 1863, having suffered a gunshot wound to the back at Missionary Ridge on November 25th.

    He returned to his company and was present on all rolls until being transferred to the C.S. Navy on April 9th, 1864.

    He was assigned initially to CSS Georgia, a floating battery at Savannah, Georgia.  On may 4th, 1864, he was reassigned to the steam gunboat CSS Macon.  He was paroled at Augusta, Georgia on 20 May, 1865.

    John never married.  He applied for and was granted a Confederate Pension for his service.

    He died March 31st, 1921 at Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida.

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