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John King Jackson
Birth: Feb. 8, 1828
Death: Feb. 27, 1866

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He graduated from Columbia University, South Carolina, in 1846 and practiced law until the beginning of the Civil War. He raised the 1st Georgia Infantry, the Augusta Volunteer Battalion Confederate Militia and was appointed Colonel of the 5th Georgia Regiment in 1861. Promoted Brigadier General, he commanded a brigade in General Bragg's Corps at Shiloh and in August, 1864, took charge of the Department of Florida. After the war he resumed his law practice in Augusta, Georgia. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Louise Virginia Hardwick Jackson (1828 - 1911)*
 
 Children:
  J Hardwick Jackson (1856 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Pneumonia
 
Burial:
Magnolia Cemetery
Augusta
Richmond County
Georgia, USA
Plot: North side of 5th Street, 1st walkway east of west wall
 
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Originally Created by: Find A Grave
Record added: Apr 10, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 9080
John King Jackson
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
John King Jackson
Added by: Stanley R. Bennett
 
John King Jackson
Added by: Stanley R. Bennett
 
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- Darlene T.
 Added: Sep. 9, 2014
Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Jun. 20, 2014

- Patrick Murphy
 Added: May. 13, 2014
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