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Lewis Jackson, born abt.1844 and served in the 40th Regiment of U.S. Colored Troops operating in and around western Virginia population centers and railway junctions like Roanoke, ... we speculate may have been the grand-father of Asa Jackson who around 1918 married Evelyn Kyle Atkins in Salem, Virginia.  There were many men of African heritage who joined, fought and died using the surname of Jackson during the American Civil War. 

UNITED STATES COLORED TROOPS
40th Regiment, United States Colored Infantry

Organized at Nashville, Tenn., February 29, 1864. Attached to Defences of Louisville Camp; Nashville Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1864. Defenses Nashville Camp; Northwestern Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to December, 1864. Defences of Louisville & Nashville Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Dist. East Tennessee, to August, 1865, Dept. of the Tennessee to April, 1866.

SERVICE.-Railroad guard duty entire term, on Nashville & Louisville Railroad and Nashville Camp; Northwestern Railroad, and in District of East Tennessee. Action at South Tunnel, Tenn., October 10, 1864. Mustered out April 25, 1866.
 

 Household:
 Name RelationMarital StatusGenderRaceAgeBirthplaceOccupationFather's BirthplaceMother's Birthplace
 Lewis JACKSON  Self  M  Male  B  36  VA  Laborer  VA  VA 
 Malla JACKSON  Wife  M  Female  B  40  VA  Keeping House  VA  VA 
 Toby JACKSON  Son  S  Male  B  9  VA    VA  VA 
 Alice JACKSON  Dau  S  Female  B  4  VA    VA  VA 
 Ernest JACKSON  Son  S  Male  B  2  VA    VA  VA 
 Asie JACKSON  Son  S  Male  B  1  VA    VA  VA 

Source Information:
 
 Census PlaceLee, Fairfax, Virginia
 Family History Library Film  1255364
 NA Film Number  T9-1364
 Page Number  272D      
 Household:
 Name RelationMarital StatusGenderRaceAgeBirthplaceOccupationFather's BirthplaceMother's Birthplace
 Mary JACKSON  Self  S  Female  W  35  VA  Keeping House  VA  VA 
 Eliza JACKSON  Dau  S  Female  W  17  VA  At Home  VA  VA 
 Asa JACKSON  Son  S  Male  W  12  VA  At Home  VA  VA 
 Anna B. JACKSON  GDau  S  Female  W  2  VA  At Home  VA  VA 
Source Information:
 
 Census PlaceDistrict 63, Salem, Roanoke, Virginia
 Family History Library Film  1255387
 NA Film Number  T9-1387
 Page Number  581D      

 

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