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Henry Rootes Jackson
Birth: Jun. 24, 1820
Death: May 23, 1898

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. After Georgia seceded from the Union, he accepted an appointment as a Brigadier General in the Provisional Confederate Army in June, 1861. He served initially in the Army of the Northwest under General Robert E. Lee, seeing action during the Cheat Mountain operations. In December, 1861, he accepted command of a division of Georgia state troops, he was left without a command when the conscript act passed and turned his division over to the central government. He served in various capacities during the Atlanta Campaign, taking charge of the deceased General Clement H. Steven's brigade. He commanded the brigade at Franklin and at Nashville, Tennessee, where he was captured. He would remain a prisoner until the end of the war. After the war, he was appointed minister to Mexico by president Grover Cleveland and served until 1886. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Florence Barclay King Jackson (1834 - 1912)*
 
 Children:
  Howell Cobb Jackson (1848 - 1906)*
 
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Burial:
Bonaventure Cemetery
Savannah
Chatham County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Section: H Block: 0 Lot: 101
 
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Record added: Jun 21, 2000
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