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General Conrad Faeger Jackson
Allegheny Cemetery
Lawrenceville PA




Conrad Faeger Jackson
JACKSON, Conrad Faeger, Soldier, born in Pennsylvania, 11 September, 1813; died in Fredericksburg, Virginia, 13 December, 1862. Before the civil war he had been connected with the Pennsylvania and Reading railroad. He joined the army early in 1861, was appointed Colonel of the 9th regiment of Pennsylvania Reserves, which he commanded at the battle of Dranesville, Virginia, and served under General George A. McCall in the Peninsula campaign. In July, 1862, he was made Brigadier-General, and commanded the 3d brigade of McCall's division, participated in the battles of South Mountain and Antietam, and was killed at Fredericksburg while at the head of the column of attack.
Edited Appletons Encyclopedia, Copyright 2001 VirtualologyTM


IN MEMORY OF
BRIGADIER GENL. C. F. JACKSON
KILLED AT THE BATTLE OF
FREDERICKSBURG
DECEMBER 13, 1862
AGED 49 YEARS

HE FELL IN A STRUGGLE FOR LIBERTY
WITH HIS KNIGHTLY MANHOOD
PREPARED FOR KNIGHTLY DEEDS.



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