Corp. William S. Jackson

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Jackson, William S. (William “Sanders” Jackson) - Pvt. 4/23/1862. Appointed Corp. Surrendered at Appomattox, Va. 4/9/1865. Slightly wounded in foot in battle near Winchester, Va. 9/19/1864. Wounded in the battle of the Wilderness, May 6th, 1864.

Listed as 21 years old when surrendered at Appomattox C.H., farmer, born in Wilkes Co., Ga., according to CSA records. Brother of John W. Jackson of same company. Son of Edward and Louisa Jackson of Oglethorpe Co.

Oglethorpe Echo Newspaper, Friday, Aug. 25th, 1922. Mr. W. S. Jackson, one of our oldest and most highly esteemed citizens died at his home near here (Stephens) Thursday of last week. His remains were laid to rest by the side of his wife at the cemetery here after appropriate services by Rev. W. M. Colie. Mr. Jackson fought valiantly thru the civil war and his comrades say a better soldier never faced the enemy.

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