Pvt Charles Grandison Jacobs

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Pvt Charles Grandison Jacobs

  • Birth 1833
  • Death 2 Aug 1893
  • Burial Mauckport, Harrison County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 33950699

Born in 1833 to parents Daniel Jacobs, Sr. (b. 1807 in OH; farmer) and Sarah A. Neely (1809-1849).

Known siblings:
Daniel Jr. (1837-1862; also served in Co. B, 38TH IND INF)
Dorcas (b. @1841)
Sarah Jane (b. 1845)
Abraham (b. 1848)

Charles Jacobs was a farm laborer. Shortly after the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861, he joined the Heth Rifles of the Harrison County Home Guard. When the 38th Indiana Infantry regiment was organized that fall, Charles enlisted in Co. B. He was officially mustered into service on Sept. 18, 1861. He received a discharge in Apr. 1862.

Jacobs married Miss Margaret Elizabeth Robbins (1845-1934) on Apr. 9, 1863 in Harrison Co., IN. Together they had the following children:
Sarah Jane (1866-1911)
Mary C. (b. 1869)
Henry H. (b. 1870)
Daniel L. (b. 1875)
Eliza E. (b. 1879)

Charles was a member of Indiana G.A.R. Post #507. He also applied for a federal pension on Sept. 10, 1874 (app. #195,969; cert. #739,121 – Indiana).


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  • Created by: Traie Shelhart
  • Added: 17 Feb 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33950699
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Charles Grandison Jacobs (1833–2 Aug 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33950699, citing Miller-Shields Cemetery, Mauckport, Harrison County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Traie Shelhart (contributor 47087352) .