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Confederate (CSV)


Jackson A. Watson

(c. 1839 - ?)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company E as Private - September 13, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the knee in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Henderson1, who notes he was born in in 1832, or 1840. Further details from his service records at the National Archives, which say he was 22 years old at enlistment.


c. 1839; Montgomery County, GA


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 13283]