Thomas H. Jackson(1837 - ?)
Home State: Georgia
Command Billet: Company Commander
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th Georgia Infantry
see his Battle Report
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted and was 1st Sergeant, Company H - the "Pool Volunteers" of Hart County, Georgia - on 15 July 1861. He was elected 1st Lieutenant on 29 February and Captain 25 April 1862 .
In the Antietam Campaign:
He relieved the mortally wounded Colonel Millican late in the day on 17 September in command of the regiment. He was the senior surviving officer present.
The remainder of the War:
He was captured in action at Fort Harrison, Va. on 29 September 1864, and released 17 June 1865 at War's end.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Service Details from muster rolls.1
|Birth Date: 01/09/1837 Place of Birth: Hart County, GA |
1 Muster Roll Of Company H, 15th Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry; Hart County, Georgia - Pool Volunteers
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