Major General Richard H. Jackson Born in Kinnegad 1830

#OnThisDay 1830 Richard Henry Jackson was born in Kinnegad, Westmeath. Jackson joined the US Army as a private in 1851 & was a Brigadier General by 1865. He was Chief of Artillery for the Army of the James X Corps at the Siege of Petersburg.He survived the war.

Brig Gen Richard Henry jackson

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