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Jacob H. Sharp
Birth: Feb. 6, 1833
Death: Sep. 15, 1907

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He was a Mississippi lawyer, newspaperman and politician. At the start of the Civil War, he enlisted in the Confederate 1st Mississippi Battalion, rose through the ranks from Private to Captain and participated in the Battle of Shiloh. Promoted to Colonel in August, 1863, he led a brigade at Chickamauga and the Battle of Missionary Ridge. In July, 1864, he was promoted Brigadier General, participated in the Tennessee campaigns and surrendered following the Carolinas Campaigns in April, 1965. After the war, he resumed his legal career and served in the Mississippi House of Representatives. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Sarah Hunt Harris Sharp (1836 - 1917)*
 
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Burial:
Friendship Cemetery
Columbus
Lowndes County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jul 16, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 11074
Jacob H. Sharp
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A Southern Hero and Patriot. Thank you for your service. Rest in peace. Deo Vindice
- Sam D. Hatcher
 Added: Jul. 8, 2014
Your rememberance will last for eternity.
- Patrick Murphy
 Added: Jun. 15, 2014

- Nena Smothers
 Added: Mar. 18, 2014
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