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J.M. Caraker

J.M. Caraker

Confederate (CSV)


Jacob M. Caraker

(1838 - 1907)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Mustered as First Lieutenant, Company H, 4th Georgia Infantry on 26 April 1861. Promoted Captain 9 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He resigned in November 1862.

After the War

Living in Milledgeville, Georgia about 1903.

References & notes

Basic information and the photograph from Thomas1. Life dates from a piece accompanying a photograph of his stone in Nilledgeville.




11/02/1907; burial in Memory Hill Cemetery, Milledgeville, GA


1   Thomas, Henry Walter, History of the Doles-Cook Brigade, Atlanta: Franklin Printing & Publishing Co., 1903, pp. 87, 157 - 164  [AotW citation 2667]