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J.M. Caraker
J.M. Caraker

Confederate (CSV)

Captain

Jacob M. Caraker

(1838 - 1907)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Georgia Infantry

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

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He resigned in November 1862.

After the War:
Living in Milledgeville, Georgia about 1903.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information and the photograph from Thomas1. Life dates from a piece accompanying a photograph of his stone in Nilledgeville.

Birth Date: 02/11/1838    
Death Date: 11/02/1907    Burial Place: Memory Hill Cemetery, Milledgeville, GA



Notes

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



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