John “Jackson” Eddy

John “Jackson” Eddy

Alburgh, Grand Isle County, Vermont, USA
Death 15 Oct 1920 (aged 75)
Norfolk, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA
Burial Alburg Center, Grand Isle County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 24407420 · View Source
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Eddy Lot

large stone

side 1
Mehitable Pike wife of John Eddy, Jr
also: Infant daughter of J and M Eddy, 17 days

side 2
George W, son of J and L E Eddy, 2? mos (either the 20th or 30th)
C. W Eddy, 27 yrs, 4 mos

side 3
Lucy E Shurman wife of John Eddy, 35 yrs
died: 189?

small GAR marker:
Jackson Eddy, no dates, Co K 11 VT

American Civil War Soldiers

Name: Jackson Eddy
Residence: Alburgh, Vermont
Enlistment Date: 25 Jul 1862
Side Served: Union
State Served: Vermont
Service Record: Enlisted as a Corporal on 25 July 1862.
Enlisted in Company K, 1st Heavy Artillery Regiment Vermont on 1 Sep 1862.
Promoted to Full Private (Reduced to ranks) on 29 Nov 1862.
Promoted to Full Corporal on 16 Aug 1863.
Mustered Out Company K, 1st Heavy Artillery Regiment Vermont on 24 May 1865.

Andersonville Prisoners of War

Surname: Jackson Eddy
State: VT
Arm of Service: INFANTRY

Additional information has been Supplied by:
David Cross of Ferrisburg, Vermont.

Jackson Eddy: date of birth 9/14/1845, died 10/15/1920 in Norfolk, New York. Full name is John Jackson Eddy---always called "Jackson" to differentiate him from his father John Eddy.

John Jackson Eddy Co. K 11 th Vermont Infantry. Captured 6/23/1864 at the Weldon Railroad. Sent to Belle Isle for one week and Salisbury, North Carolina, for one week before transfer to Andersonville where he was stripped of our hats, shoes and frocks, with no shelter by day or night. Sent to Millen, Georgia, 11/11/64. Escaped 2/22/65 while being transferred by train to Willimgton, South Carolina. Mustered out 5/24/65. Carried a piece of the Andersonville stockade with him for the remainder of his life. Residing in Alburgh, Vermont, on the SFVHA 1890 Roster. Living in Norfolk, New York, when he died 10/15/1920. Buried in the Methodist Cemetery at Alburgh Center, Vermont. Granted an invalid pension in 1875 as Jackson Eddy. Also listed as Eddy Jackson at Andersonville.

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  • Created by: Barb Destromp
  • Added: 4 Feb 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 24407420
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John “Jackson” Eddy (14 Sep 1845–15 Oct 1920), Find a Grave Memorial no. 24407420, citing Alburg Center Cemetery, Alburg Center, Grand Isle County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Barb Destromp (contributor 46785064) .