Jackson Brown, Private, Co. B, 25th Georgia Infantry

1836

  • May 12: Jackson Brown is born in Georgia.

1861

  • August 14: Enlisted in the Confederate Army in Savannah, Georgia.
  • August 14-31: Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • September and October: Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • November and December:  Company Muster Roll.  Absent.  Remarks “Absent sick with surgeons certificate.”

1862

  • January and February:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • March and April:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.  Remarks “On detached service at Little Ogeechee Bridge.”
  • May and June:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.  Remarks “Worked 11 days on obstruction in St. Augustine ‘extra duty’”
  • July and August: Company Muster Roll.  Absent.  Remarks “Absent sick at Springfield”
  • September and October:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.  Remarks “sick in quarters.”
  • November: Company Muster Roll.  Absent. Remarks “absent sick.”

1863

  • January 20: In hospital Military Hospital No. 4 in Wilmington, North Carolina. 
  • January 29: Returned to Duty.

1864

  • November 30: Fought at the Battle of Franklin
  • December 16: Captured at the Battle of Nashville. 

1865

  • January 6: Arrived at Military Prison in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • June 2: Discharged from Camp Douglas, Illinois.
  • June 12: Signed his Oath of Allegiance at Camp Chase, Ohio.
  • Description:  Place of Residence:  Bryan, Georgia,  Complexion:  Dark, Hair: Dark, Eyes:  Brown, Height: 5’8”, Age: 24

1880

  • June 26:  The United States Federal Census taken in Bryan County, Georgia shows Jackson, a farmer, living with his wife Eliza and daughter Ida, age 6.

1900

  • June 14:  The United States Federal Census taken in Bryan County, Georgia shows Jackson, a farmer, living with his wife Eliza. The census states that they had 4 children, but all 4 children are deceased.

1906

  • December 5:  Jackson Brown dies in Bryan County, Georgia.