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Jacob Hunter Sharp
Birth: Feb. 6, 1833
Pickens County
Alabama, USA
Death: Sep. 15, 1907
Lowndes County
Mississippi, USA

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) 
Family links: 
  Elisha Hunter Sharp (1800 - 1858)
  Sarah Hunt Harris Sharp (1836 - 1917)*
  Willie Sharp Askew (1861 - 1896)*
  Thomas Hunter Sharp (1862 - 1953)*
  Thomas Jacob Sharp (1826 - 1864)*
  Caroline Sarah Sharp Walker (1830 - 1857)*
  Jacob Hunter Sharp (1833 - 1907)
*Calculated relationship
Friendship Cemetery
Lowndes County
Mississippi, USA
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Record added: Jul 16, 2000
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- Rio girl 2
 Added: Aug. 4, 2017
Deo Vindice, Resurgam
- Eddie Inman
 Added: Jul. 12, 2017
For service rendered the Confederacy during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Sep. 15, 2016
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