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

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s