Pvt John P. “Jack” Mackin

Pvt John P. “Jack” Mackin

Birth
Gwinnett County, Georgia, USA
Death 25 Jul 1862
Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Plot Range 11, Sec. 15
Memorial ID 74482053 · View Source
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John Park "Jack" Mackin was born in either 1840 or 1841, a son of Bonaparte and Martha Mackin.

Jack enlisted as a private into Company "F", 24th Georgia Infantry Regiment on 24 August 1861. The 24th fought at Yorktown and in the Seven Days Battles, including Malvern Hill, where on 1 July 1862 Mackin was shot and wounded. He died at Banner Hospital in Richmond twenty-four days later. He had no wife or children. His grave is unmarked.

Three of Mackin's brothers served during the war. James A. Mackin (b. 13 July 1832, d. 2 June 1909, buried at Stone Mountain Cemetery) served in Company "I", 16th Georgia Infantry and was paroled at Appomattox. Hiram O. Mackin (b. September 1830, d. ca. 1909) and Edward W. Mackin (b. Jul 1845, d. after 1900) both served in Co "K", 13th Georgia Cavalry. Hiram and Edward were captured and "galvanized". Hiram served 19 months in the 5th Regiment US Volunteers and Edward served 12 ½ months in the 50th & 52nd Indiana Infantry.

HIs marker was placed by the "Friends of Shockoe Hill Cemetery" in November 2016

(Image and bio data courtesy of researcher Mike Kelly).


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  • Created by: Jeffry Burden
  • Added: 5 Aug 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 74482053
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt John P. “Jack” Mackin (unknown–25 Jul 1862), Find a Grave Memorial no. 74482053, citing Shockoe Hill Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Jeffry Burden (contributor 46873454) .