William G. Jackson
of Navarro County, Texas


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4th sergeant / 1st sergeant.  He was captured at the Battle of Seven Pines (Fair Oaks) between May 31, 1862 and June 1, 1862 and was exchanged at Aikens Landing on August 5, 1862.  Was badly wounded in the right arm while leading the company at the Battle of Darbytown Road on October 7, 1864, which apparently disabled him for the remainder of the war.  At the time of his wound, Jackson was 1st Sergeant of the company.  He lived in Confederate Home as of Jan 1, 1908


Jackson, William G., Co I, Hood's Brigade, Army of N. Va., died Aug 29, 1912, aged 79 yrs.
 
Jackson was an original member of Co I, 4 TX Inf., Hood's Brigade, enlisting at Corsicana July 17, 1861 and mustered into the Confederate service "for the war" at Richmond, VA, Sept. 30, 1861 as 4Sgt. He was demoted to the ranks Dec. 24, 1861. He was taken a POW at Seven Pines on June 1, 1863 and confined at Ft. Delaware prison until he was exchanged on Aug. 5, 1862. He was promoted to 1Sgt on Feb. 4, 1864. Jackson was serving as 1Sgt at the Battle of Darbytown Rd were he was badly wounded. He lived his last years on earth at the Confederate Home in Austin, Texas and is buried at the Texas State Cemetery in Austin.

 

Submitted by Norman Stubbs, Commander of J. L. Halbert Camp 359, SCV, picture taken by Dana Stubbs.  February 2002.

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