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A work representing 9 years of research, this book consists of all identifiable Confederate graves in Jackson  County, Ga. along with their wives' graves. Also included with these records, where obtainable, is a genealogical profile of each soldier and in this profile the soldier's dates of birth and death, his wife's maiden name and date and place of their marriage; his parent's names and in some cases his mother's maiden name with date and place of their marriage; his siblings, and where possible, his children's names. Military records include company, regiment, branch of service, and the county from which he served. Many have complete service records, and if he drew a Confederate pension from the State of Ga. and if his wife filed for a widow's pension. All the preceding is individually referenced, including title, volume, and page number of the source from which they were taken. The burial records are completely indexed. All other lists are done alphabetically for easy searching.

Appendix I contains the Militia Re-enactment Enrollment resulting from the act of Dec. 14, 1863 by Gov. Joseph Brown of Ga. These militia records include age, occupation, place of birth and district in which they were enrolled. All the lists in these sections are arranged alphabetically.

Appendix II contains the complete Salt Lists of 1863 and 1864 of Jackson County, Ga. These lists include Wives, Widows, and Families of Soldiers eligible for salt rations.

Appendix III contains the indes of all Confederate Pension applications of all the Veterans and Widows who applied in Jackson County, Ga,

Appendix IV contains the Rosters of the Soldiers from the Jackson County area. These include: Co. C, D, E, H, and Lumpkin’s Artillery of Cobb’s Legion; Dorough’s Cavalry; Armstong’s, Gower’s, Robertson’s Pirkle’s, Dorsey’s, and White’s Companies of the 4th Ga. Cav.; Co. C, 4th Ga. Reserve; Co. E, Pittman’s Co., 5th Ga. Militia; 9th Ga. Inf., State Guards, DeLaPerriere’s Co.; Co. B, I, K, 11th Ga. Cavalry; Co. B and G, 16th Ga. Regt., Inf.; Co. G and H, 43rd Ga. Regt., Inf.; Co. E, 34th Ga. Regt., Inf.; Co. C, 18th Ga. Regt., Inf. ; Co. D, E, G, H, I, 13th and 16th Ga., Cavalty.

Appendix V contains Letters Home by Pvt. Moren Wilson, T. N. Collins, Harriet Howse, and John G. Howse.  Also a History of Co. K, 16th Ga. Cavalry.

Appendix VI contains a Potential List of all men that could NOT be identified.

Also there is a Pictorial Section that contains pictures of Jackson County Confederate Soldiers.

Bibliography and Index Complete bibliography and Interment records full name index.

For Surnames in Jackson County, go to the Jackson County Surnames Page

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Highlights of "These Men Wore Grey"

Volume VII

Jackson County, Georgia

*Book is Softbound, 454 pages, printed on 24 lb., 8 ½ x 11 paper

* Lists 836 known burial sites of Confederate Soldiers and their wives. Completely INDEXED.

*Lists over 5,000 Confederate soldiers in Muster Rolls in the Jackson Co., Ga. area.

* Lists the complete Salt Records of Jackson Co. of 1862, 1863 and 1864. Approx. 500 names.

*Lists Approximately 500 Militia Enrollment records of Jackson Co. 1863.

* Lists Approximately 500 Pension Applications applied for of Veterans and Widows of Jackson County.

*All Lists are Alphabetically arranged for easy searching

*All work completely referenced with Bibliography included.

*The author, Karen T. Ledford, was reared in Franklin Co., Ga., is a member of Toccoa, Georgia Chapter #1294, United Daughters of the Confederacy and, in addition to her original membership certificate, holds fifty certified supplemental certificates. She is also the recipient of both the UDC's Jefferson Davis Historical Medal for her work in the interment records of Confederate Soldiers of Georgia and the Winnie Davis Medal for her work "above and beyond the call of duty." In addition, she is a member of the Toccoa Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

*This book makes available to the researcher not only proof of military service in the Confederate forces but allows the researcher to make new discoveries in their own family genealogy and makes available material they would otherwise have to travel to numerous locations to find. Due to the author's perseverance, this information has now been compiled into a one-of-a-kind research book. Additional volumes in the series planned are: Madison, Hart, Elbert, Oglethorpe, Walton, Hall, Barrow, and Lumpkin Counties. Volumes currently available now are: Franklin, Habersham, Stephens, Rabun, White, Banks, and Jackson Counties.

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Copyright 2001, 2003 by Karen Ann Thompson Ledford

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