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Sgt John W. Ackerson
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Birth: unknown
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 25, 1912
Kentucky, USA

John Ackerson was born around 1840 in New York, but by 1861 was a resident of Orange Co., IN. On Sept. 18th of that year, Ackerson enlisted as musician in Company I, 38th Indiana Infantry. On a company muster roll dated Oct. 1, 1862 he is listed "sick" at a Louisville military hospital. Ackerson transferred as a SGT to Co. K of the 1st Mississippi Marine Brigade Regiment in 1863.

John applied for a veteran's invalid pension on Sept. 17, 1891 as a resident of KY (app. #1,056,854; cert. #715,339), nearly thirty years to the day he first enlisted in the Thirty-eighth Indiana. He is also enumerated as a resident of Ward 12, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY in the 1900 & 1910 U.S. Censuses. He passed away on March 25, 1912. John's widow Emma (b. @1861) applied for a gov't. pension on May 2, 1912 in KY (app. #985,660). 
Cave Hill National Cemetery
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: B, 4536
Maintained by: Traie Shelhart
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3289735
Sgt John W. Ackerson
Added by: Traie Shelhart
Sgt John W. Ackerson
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- Nancy VonBokern Wigginton
 Added: Jul. 14, 2014
Musician, Co. I, 38th Indiana Infantry & SGT, Co. K, 1ST REG'T., Mississippi Marine Brigade
- Traie Shelhart
 Added: Jan. 14, 2014

- TOM♦
 Added: Dec. 10, 2010
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