PRIVATE HENRY JACKSON

Unknown DOB (Orange, NJ) – October 27, 1864 (Kell House, VA); unknown age
Enlisted December 30, 1863
Mustered in March 8, 1864
Unit: 29th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company H

Killed October 27, 1864 at Kell House (Henrico), Virginia.


From project29.org

“Assembling at the Kell House – in what is now Henrico, Virginia – on October 27, the 29th Connecticut formed a skirmish line and advanced toward Confederate rifle pits. The regiment lost 11 men killed and 69 wounded, its greatest loss of any battle in the war.”


Burial information not known. FindAGrave.com has a memorial page that lists Private Jackson as “Lost at War.”


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Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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