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Confederate (CSV)


Doctor G. Jackson

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 20, from Wilson County, he enlisted as a Private in Company F of the 4th North Carolina Infantry on 28 July 1861 at New Bern, NC.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was briefly a prisoner at Fort Delaware until sent to Aiken's Landing, VA on 2 October for exchange. He was in a Richmond, VA hospital by 11 October, formally exchanged on 10 November, and furloughed for 30 days on 18 November 1862.

He was wounded by a gunshot to his foot and captured at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863, he was in US Army hospitals in Washington, DC, then at the Old Capitol Prison where he was paroled on 25 June. He was sent to City Point, VA for exchange on 30 June 1863 and returned to duty by August 1863.

He was captured and paroled on 24 April 1865 in Richmond, VA.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 via fold3, and the Roster.2


c. 1841 in NC


1   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 27624]

2   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 27625]