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Gen William Hicks "Red" Jackson
Birth: Oct. 1, 1835
Paris
Henry County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 30, 1903
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He graduated from the US Military Academy in 1856, serving as an officer in the US Mounted Riflemen during the Comanche and Kiowa expedition of 1860. At the start of the Civil War, he resigned his commission and entered the service of the Confederate States as a Captain of artillery. In the Battle of Belmont, November, 1861, he and was seriously wounded. After recovering, he returned to the field as Colonel of the 1st Tennessee Cavalry and was promoted Brigadier General, Chief of Cavalry in December 1862. He commanded cavalry at the Battle of Corinth, Vicksburg Campaign and the Meridian Campaign of February, 1864. During the Atlanta Campaign, he commanded the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Mississippi, led his division through the Nashville, Murfreesboro campaigns and was assigned command of all Tennessee Cavalry until the close of the war. After the war, he engaged in stock raising and farming. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Selene Harding Jackson (1846 - 1892)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Elizabeth Jackson (1869 - 1869)*
  Eunice Jackson Marks (1871 - 1901)*
  Infant Son Jackson (1872 - 1872)*
  William Harding Jackson (1874 - 1903)*
  Selene Harding Jackson Elliston (1876 - 1913)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 36.14818, -86.7357
 
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Record added: Jul 15, 2000
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