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Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

John Jackson Henderson

(1827 - 1910)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enrolled in Company A as Jr. 2nd Lieutenant on August 27, 1861. He was elected 2nd Lieutenant on May 31, 1862.

On the Campaign

He was promoted to First Lieutenant on September 17, 1862.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Captain October 1, 1863. Captured at action at Spotsylvania, Virginia, May 12, 1864. Released at Fort Delaware, Delaware, June 16, 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Henderson1. Details from family genealogists.

Birth

08/27/1827; Irwin County, GA

Death

05/29/1910 Sycamore, GA; burial in Henderson Cemetery, Sycamore, GA

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 6 (posted online by Ray Fincham, Jr.)  [AotW citation 13264]