5th South Carolina Cavalry Regiment
Surname J

JACKSON, Absalom: 14/C, 5/FPVT, Lexington Dist. b. abt. 1824, Orangeburg Dist., SC. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 1 Jan 1862, age 38. Discharged for overage, 26 Dec 1862. Reenlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 14 Feb 1863. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Farming at Black Creek, Lexington Co., SC, in 1880.

JACKSON, Andrew J.: 14/D, 5/IPVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. abt. 1836. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 31 Dec 1862, [age 28]. Granted a 30-day medical furlough at Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA, 5 Aug 1864. Last reported AWOL, 31 Oct 1864. Farming near St. Matthews, SC, in 1870. Living in 1897.

JACKSON, Daniel (Donl.): 17/B, 5/GPVT, [Charleston Dist.]. b. abt. 1845. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 10 Mar 1862, age 17, as substitute for Mall J. MOORER. Last reported returned as deserter to Co. I, 1st SC Infantry, 17 Jun 1863, but no record of such service found.

JACKSON, Drury: HCC, 5/KPVT, Union Dist. b. abt. 1825. Residence: Cross Keys, SC; occupation: farm worker. Enlisted at Unionville, SC, 7 Nov 1862, age 37. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. d. bef. 1897.

(JACKSON, E. Bellinger (1844?1863): 5/APVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. abt. 1844. Residence: Poplar, SC. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 28 Jan 1863, age 19. DOD (fever) in General (Ladies) Hospital No. 3, Columbia, SC, 27 Sep 1863.

JACKSON, Edward: 5/GPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1828. Enlisted at James Island, SC, 1 Feb 1863, age 35. Reported trans. to Co. G, 1st SC Artillery, 20 Mar 1864, but no matching record of service found in that unit.

JACKSON, Hilliard (18321912): 14/C, 5/F, DBN/BPVT, Lexington Dist. b. 1832, Lexington Dist., SC. Enlisted at Lexington C.H., SC, 18 Dec 1861, age 30. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Oct 1864. Last reported MIA near Fayetteville, NC, 13 Mar 1865. d. 1912, Edgefield Co., SC. m. Catherine LONG.

JACKSON, J. A.: 14/APVT, [Sumter Dist.]. Listed on muster roll, dated 2 Jan 1862, but no further record of service found.

JACKSON, James S.: HCC, 5/KPVT, Union Dist. b. abt. 1814. Enlisted at Unionville, SC, 7 Nov 1862, age 48. Discharged, 31 Oct 1864. d. bef. 1897.

((JACKSON, Joseph Warren (18291865): 14/A, 5/HPVT, Clarendon Dist. b. 1829. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862, age 34. WIA (foot and knee) at Burgess' Mill, VA, 27 Oct 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 2 Nov 1864. Per family tradition, he was sent home on a medical furlough in Dec 1864, and then returned to his company. He was subsequently captured and carried by ship to Boston Harbor, where he remained imprisoned until the end of the war. After his release in 1865, he tried to rejoin his family who had since moved to Florida, but died of consumption contracted while in prison before reaching them. m. Amanda KELLY, 1863.

JACKSON, Seamon: 17/B, 5GPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt.1832. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 20 Feb 1862, age 30. Trans. to Co. D, 2d SC Cavalry, 17 May 1864. Last reported on 31 Dec 1864, as AWOL since 19 Oct 1864.

JACOBI, Nathaniel: 17/A, 5/DPVT, Charleston Dist. b. Jan 1828, England; emigrated to U.S. in 1850. Occupation: coal dealer. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 17 Feb 1862, age 34, and furnished a substitute (George FOSBERRY). Living in Wilmington, NC, in 1900.

JAGER, Henry, 17/A, 5/DPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1832. Enlisted at Green Pond, SC, 5 May 1862, age 30, and furnished a substitute (Robert R. S. CHINNESS).

(JAGER, John O. (1824?1863): 17/A, 5/DPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1824, Germany. 5' 8" tall, dark complexion, dark hair, hazel eyes, occupation: merchant. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 28 Feb 1862, age 37. DOD (fever) at Green Pond, SC, 26 Apr 1863.

JAMES, Robert B.: 5/HPVT, Clarendon Dist. b. Jul 1838. Trans. from Co. I, 23d SC Infantry, 5 May 1863. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 2 Nov 1864. Farming in Clarendon Co., SC in 1900.

((JAMISON, Andrew Ralph (18351865): 17/BCPL, 5/GPVT, Charleston Dist. b. 1835, Beaufort Dist., SC. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 20 Feb 1862, age 27, and appt. CPL. Reported as PVT, 31 Oct 1862. Capt. at Haws' Shop, VA, 28 May 1864, and sent to Elmira, NY. Exchanged at Venus Point, near Savannah, GA, 11 Oct 1864, and died at home, 26 Jan 1865.

JAQUES (JACQUES), John Oliver, Sr. (18381927): 17/D, 5/CPVT, Colleton Dist. b. 21 Apr 1838. Residence: Walterboro, SC; occupation: farm worker. Enlisted at Chehaw (Green Pond), SC, 12 Jun 1862, age 24. Last reported present, 31 Oct 1864. Per pension records, discharged at Hillsboro, NC, 27 Apr 1865. Post-war, farmer in Colleton Co., SC. Applied for a Confederate pension at Cottageville, SC, 9 Sep 1919. d. 12 Dec 1927, Colleton Co., SC, and buried in Jordan Cemetery, Cottageville, SC. His epitaph reads, "A fearless soldier and a Christian gentleman." m. Jane G. W. ADAMS, abt. 1860.

(JEFFERS, William: 17/B, 5/GPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1837. Residence: Mount Holly, SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 20 Feb 1862, age 25. Convicted of desertion and sentenced to hard labor by court-martial, 4 Nov 1863. WIA (gunshot in breast) at Chester Station, VA, 10 May 1864. Per "Memory Rolls," served to end of war and never surrendered. Farming in Charleston Co., SC in 1870.

JEFFORDS, Daniel: 14/A, 5/HPVT, Sumter Dist. b. abt. 1835. Residence: Millgrove, SC; occupation: day laborer. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862, age 27. Trans. to Bureau of Conscription, Columbia, SC, 17 Apr 1864.

((JEFFORDS, Robert Josiah (18341864): 1MM/JCPT, 17/ACPT, 17/FSMAJ, 5/FSLTC, Charleston Dist. b. 1 May 1834, Mount Pleasant, SC. Residence: Charleston,SC; occupation: merchant. Entered State service at Charleston, SC, 6 Nov 1861, and appt. CPT. Previously served in Rutledge's Co. SC Militia Cavalry (Charleston Light Dragoons). Reenlisted in Confederate service at Charleston, SC, 17 Feb 1862, age 28. Appt. MAJ, 12 Apr 1862. Appt. LTC, 18 Jan 1863. WIA (leg, slightly) at Charles City C.H., VA, 24 May 1864. WIA (thigh, severely) at Cold Harbor, VA, 30 May 1864. KIA (gunshot in head) at Burgess' Mill, VA, 27 Oct 1864, and buried in Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, SC, 3 Nov 1864. m. Lydia Victoria MCMELLAGE, 10 Feb 1858. Brother of Theodore Alexander JEFFORDS. In a post-war tribute, his friend and fellow officer, Zimmerman DAVIS, wrote of him: "He was no ordinary man. Extremely handsome in person and fascinating in manner, he won the regard, the respect, and the esteem of all with whom he came in contact. He possessed a readiness of comprehension which enabled him to form his conclusions with wonderful quickness, and which, under the influence of his sound judgment, were almost invariably correct. Open, sincere,and disinterested to his friends, kind and considerate to his inferiors, respectful to his superiors in age or position, gentle, refined, and courteous to the tender sex, dauntless and uncompromising to his enemies, he was truly a model gentlemana cavalier 'without fear and without reproach.'"

JEFFORDS, Theodore Alexander (18361923): 1MM/JSGT, 17/ASGT, 5/D2LT, 5/FSADJ, 5/ACPT, Charleston Dist. b. 9 Apr 1836, Charleston, SC. Residence: Charleston, SC; occupation: merchant. Entered State service at Charleston, SC, 6 Nov 1861, and appt. SGT. Reenlisted in Confederate service at Charleston, SC, 17 Feb 1862, age 26. Appt. 2LT, 12 Apr 1862. Appt. ADJ, 7 Jul 1863. Appt. CPT, Co. A, 15 Mar 1865. Surrendered at Hillsboro, NC, 27 Apr 1865. Post-war, merchant in Orangeburg, SC. Applied for a Confederate pension at Orangeburg, SC, 9 Apr 1919, stating that he had been an invalid since Aug 1918. d. 9 Jan 1923, Orangeburg, SC, and buried there in Sunnyside Cemetery. m. Mary Elizabeth ALBERGOTTI, 7 Jul 1858. Brother of Robert Josiah JEFFORDS.

JENKINS, Robert Boone (18211884): 1MM/J[PVT], Colleton Dist. b. 1821, Edisto Island, SC. 5' 10" tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, occupation: planter. Performed sentry and picket guard duties with the company during the period 11 Nov6 Dec 1861, but no other record of service found. Apparently detached from Oswald's Co., 1st (Martin's) SC Mounted Militia. Later served in Co. I, 3d SC Cavalry, and discharged for disability (chronic epididymitis), 13 Jun 1862. Post-war, farmer and merchant in Colleton Co., SC. d. 8 Sep 1884. m. Elizabeth Lavinia BAILEY, 14 Oct 1841.

JENKINS, Francis ("Frank") J.: HCC, 5/K, DBN/BPVT, Union Dist. b. abt. 1819. Residence: Fair Forest, SC. Enlisted at Unionville, SC, 7 Nov 1862, age 43. Detailed as teamster. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Paroled at Greensboro, NC, [1] May 1865. Living in 1897.

JENKINSON, Richard F.: 14/ASGT, 5/HSGT, DBN/BPVT, Clarendon Dist. b. abt. 1837. Residence: Fulton, SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Camp Hampton, Columbia, SC, 2 Jan 1862, [age 23]. Appt. CPL, 1 Jun 1862. Appt. SGT, 1 Dec 1862. Reduced to PVT, 31 Aug 1864. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Oct 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 1 Dec 1864. d. bef. 1891. Brother of William Eli JENKINSON.

(JENKINSON, William Eli (1830?1863): 14/A, 5/HPVT, Clarendon Dist. b. abt. 1830. Residence: Fulton, SC: occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 12 Nov 1862, [age 32]. DOD (typhoid dysentery) at home in Clarendon Dist., SC, 2 Nov 1863. Brother of Richard F. JENKINSON.

(JENNINGS, Patrick Philip (18451926): 5/IPVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 1 Jun 1845. Enlisted at McClellanville, SC, 17 Sep 1863, age 18. Capt. in skirmish at Lee's Mills (Deep Bottom), VA, 29 Jul 1864. Sent to Point Lookout, MD, and exchanged, 18 Sep 1864. Admitted to Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA, with chronic diarrhea, 22 Sep 1864. Last reported as granted a 30-day medical furlough, 25 Sep 1864. Post-war, farmer in Orangeburg Co., SC. d. 14 Apr 1926, and buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Winder, GA.

JENNINGS, William Edward: 1MM/S, 17/BPVT, Charleston Dist. b. 3 Feb 1843, Charleston, SC. Entered State service at Pocotaligo, SC, 12 Nov 1861. Discharged, 31 Jan 1862. Enlisted in Confederate service at Charleston, SC, 15 Mar 1862, age 19. Trans. to Walters' (Washington Artillery) Battery SC Light Artillery, 4 Nov 1862. Paroled at Greensboro, NC, [1] May 1865. Merchant in Rafting Creek, Sumter Co., SC in 1880. Living in 1897. m. Amelia Carolina DOTY.

JERVEY, James Edward (18431912): 17/A, 5/DPVT, Charleston Dist., b. 11 Sep 1843, Mount Pleasant, SC. 5' 5" tall, fair complexion, red hair, hazel eyes, occupation: clerk. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 24 Apr 1862, age 19. Surrendered at Hillsboro, NC, 27 Apr 1865. Post-war, hotel owner in Sumter, SC. d. 19 Jul 1912, SC Confederate Home, Columbia, SC, and buried in City Cemetery, Manning, SC.

JOHNSON, J. E.: 17/B, 5/GPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1839. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 20 Feb 1862, age 23. Deserted to the enemy at Battery Island, SC, 1 Mar 1864.

JOHNSON, James: HCC, 5/K, DBN/BCPL, Union Dist. b. abt. 1844. Residence: Cross Keys, SC; occupation: farm worker. Enlisted at Unionville, SC, 7 Nov 1862, age 17. Reported in Dismounted, Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 1 Dec 1864. Farming in Union Co., SC in 1870. Living in 1897.

(JOHNSON, Thomas E. (1837?1862): SJMRPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1837. Residence: South Santee Ferry, SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Santee, SC, 20 Oct 1861, [age 24]. d. 24 Oct 1862.

JOHNSON, Thomas A.: 1MM/J, 17/A, 5/DPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1829, Charleston, SC. 5' 10" tall, ruddy complexion, light hair, light eyes, occupation: butcher. Entered State service at Charleston, SC, 6 Nov 1861, and served until 31 Dec 1861. Enlisted in Confederate service at Charleston, SC, 17 Feb 1862, age 33. Detailed to City of Charleston as a butcher for most of the war. Post-war, butcher in Charleston, SC. Living in 1897.

JOHNSON, William J.: SJMR, 5/EPVT, [Charleston Dist.]. b. abt. 1817. 5' 11" tall, light complexion, brown hair, blue eyes. Enlisted at Santee, SC, 20 Mar 1862, age 45. Discharged, 6 Apr 1863. Paroled at Charleston, SC, 14 Mar 1865. Living in 1897.

JOHNSON, William M. (18301907): 5/IPVT, Lexington Dist. b. 23 Apr 1830. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 17 Mar 1863, age 29. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Post-war, farmer in Lexington Co., SC. d. 30 Oct 1907, and buried at Leesville/Wittenberg Lutheran Church, Leesville, SC. Mrs. M. E. JOHNSON of Manning, SC applied for a Confederate widow's pension based on his service, 16 Apr 1919.

(JOHNSTON, Orlando P. (1824?1864): 5/HPVT. Enlisted at Camp Easley, Mount Pleasant, SC, 9 Jun 1863, age 39. Trans. to Bureau of Conscription, Columbia, SC, 17 Apr 1864. DOD (yellow fever) in 1st LA Hospital, Charleston, SC, 30 Sep 1864, and buried there in Magnolia Cemetery.

JONES, David D. (18271891): 14/BPVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. 1827. 5' 7" tall, fair complexion, thin brown hair, blue eyes, occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Orangeburg, SC, 24 Dec 1861, age 35. Discharged for disability (spinal irritation) at Camp Felder, McPhersonville, SC, 12 Mar 1862. Post-war, farmer at St. Matthews, SC. d. 1891.

JONES, Erekial M.: 14/D, 5/I, DBN/BPVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. abt. 1810. Residence: Blackville, SC. Enlisted at Pocotaligo, SC, 16 Dec 1862, [age 52], as substitute for C. J. STROMAN. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Paroled at Greensboro, NC, [1] May 1865. Farming in Orangeburg Co., SC in 1880. Living in 1897.

JONES, J. A. (I. A.): 14/D, 5/IPVT, Barnwell Dist. Enlisted at McPhersonville, SC, 13 May 1862. Last reported, 31 Oct 1864, as absent in hospital since 1 Aug 1864. Living in 1897.

(JONES, James W. (1833?1863): 14/A, 5/HPVT, Clarendon Dist. b. abt. 1833. Residence: Manning, SC; occupation: farm worker. Enlisted at McPhersonville, SC, 31 May 1862, age 29. DOD (fever) at Mount Pleasant, SC, 26 Jun 1863. Brother of Thomas W. JONES.

(JONES, John Emanuel (1836?1914): 14/B, 5/APVT, Orangeburg Dist. b. abt. 1836. Residence: St. Matthews, SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Orangeburg, SC, 24 Dec 1861, age 25. WIA (head, slightly) at Nance's Shop, VA, 24 Jun 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Per "Memory Rolls" and pension records, discharged (i.e., paroled) at Greensboro, NC [May] 1865. d. 20 Aug 1914. Jane E. JONES of St. Matthews, SC applied for a Confederate widow's pension based on his service, 14 May 1919.

JONES, L. Capers: 14/B, 5/APVT, [Orangeburg Dist.]. b. abt. 1841. Enlisted at Orangeburg, SC, 24 Dec 1861, age 20. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Per "Memory Rolls," surrendered [at Hillsboro, NC, 27 Apr] 1865.

JONES, Thomas W.: 14/A, 5/HPVT, Clarendon Dist. b. May 1840. Residence: Friendship, SC; occupation: farmer. Enlisted at Ashepoo Ferry, SC, 25 Mar 1862, age 22. Admitted to Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA, with lumbago, 26 May 1864. Granted a 60-day medical furlough, 5 Aug 1864. Last recorded on clothing receipt roll, dated 25 Dec 1864. Post-war, farmer in Clarendon Co., SC. Living in Manning, SC in 1910. Brother of James W. Jones.

JOYNER, Nelson: 17/B, 5/G, DBN/BPVT, Charleston Dist. Enlisted at Charleston, SC, 4 Mar 1862, age 35. Reported in Dismounted Bn., 31 Aug 1864. Granted a 40-day furlough to procure a horse, 27 Oct 1864. Paroled at Greensboro, NC, [1] May 1865. Farming in Marion Co., FL in 1880.

JOYNER (JOINER), T. Sumter: 5/GPVT, Charleston Dist. b. abt. 1840. Residence: St. James Goose Creek Parish, Charleston Dist., SC. Trans. from Co. F, 2d SC Artillery, SepOct 1863. Ordered back to Co. F, 2d SC Artillery, 20 Mar 1864. No further record of service found.

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