Civil War - Union Army
Company G, 117th Regiment
United States Colored Infantry
Private into service
Corporal out of service
117th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry
OVERVIEW: Organized at Covington, Ky., July 18 to September 27, 1864. Attached to Military District of Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to October, 1864. Provisional Brigade, 18th Corps, Army of the James, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 25th Corps and Dept. of Texas, to August, 1867.
SERVICE:Duty at Camp Nelson, Ky., till October, 1864. Ordered to Baltimore, Md., thence to City Point, Va., October 21. Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond till March, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Hatcher's Run March 29-31. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee April 3-9. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. Duty at Petersburg and City Point till June. Moved to Brazos Santiago, Texas, June and July. Duty at Brownsville and on the Rio Grande, Texas, till August, 1867. Mustered out August 10,
Husband of to Nancy Jackson
1900 Red Oak north of Waqua Creek, Brunswick County, VA
Robert Jackson; age 52, married 14 yrs, Farmer
Nancy Jackson; wife, b.Mar.1849, 2 children
Theodore Cook; son-in-law, b.Nov.1879
Matilda L. Jackson Cook (1888 - 1961)*
117 U.S. CLD. INF.
Mercy Seat RZUA Church Cemetery
Maintained by: Louise Homan Keiser
Originally Created by: Danna Sanders
Record added: Nov 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100152935
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