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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

1938 :: Death of Andrew Jackson

Veteran Who Fought at Appomattox Dies. 

Temple, Texas, Jan. 31 (AP) -- Funeral services will be held Tuesday for Andrew J. Jackson, 93, Confederate veteran, who died at his home in the Salty community in Milam County Sunday night. Jackson was the last surviving member of Company C, Sixtieth Alabama Regiment, which surrendered with Lee in the final battle of Appomattox. He came to Texas in 1874 and had lived in Milam County since 1876. He and Mrs. Jackson observed their seventieth wedding anniversary Nov. 20. Survivors include twelve children, seventy-two grandchildren, ninety-six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Dallas Morning News, February 1, 1938.

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