- The 1840 and 1850 Census for Sumter District shows James Warren Jackson and Timothy H. Jackson living with Rebecca Kolb Jackson, wife of Tyre Jackson.
Records of George Brown, Privateer Township, Genealogist:
1. THE JAMES WARREN JACKSON FAMILY
Warren married Rebecca DuBose. There is some speculation that her family may have been around Davis Station in Clarendon Co. I have not been able to confirm any information about Rebecca's family. Warren and Rebecca had six children. The first child was Timothy Hugh Jackson born 5/1/1856 followed by Frances Isabella Jackson born February 24, 1960, Henrietta Jackson born 1861, Camilla (Mellie) Jackson born 1865, James Warren (Jim) Jackson born 11/5/1866 and Susan Savilla Jackson born 12/10/ 1869. All of the children were born in Sumter Co., SC. The family lived in a section of Sumter Co. that Albert Jackson called Shilo. This area is near the current home of Gilbert Barkley.
Warren served the CSA during the War Between The States. His Military Service records indicate that he served as a private in Co. H, 5th South Carolina Calvary (Ferguson's Regiment), CSA formed by consolidation of 14th and 17th SC Calvary Battalions (Capts.Harlan's and Whildens Indpt. Cos., SC Calvary.) The January 22, 1863 muster roll listed him, Age 34 and enlisting at Camp Hampton by Capt. Nettles. The August 31, 1863 show that he was on furlough with days from Oct. 9, was sick at home and had lost a horse at Morris Island, August 1, 1863. The October 31, 1863 muster roll indicated that he was sick in ?. Warren returned to service before the next muster report. This report of December 8, 1863 recorded that he had lost a horse and that on December 15, 1863 he was furnished another horse. The next report available, June 6, 1864 said that he was in Jackson Hospital, Richmond, Va. This report gives credibility to a story passed down through the family over the generations that told of Warren's wife Rebecca going to Richmond alone in a horse and buggy to get Warren from the hospital and bring him home. The muster roll on July 8, 1864 noted that Warren had been transferred to Hugn.? Spars.?. The October 27, 1864 muster roll reported that Warren had been wounded in action and sent to the hospital on October 28, 1864. The last muster roll found was November 2, 1864 which simply stated " Received Clothing". Warren must have returned home after the November muster because he said that he fought in the Battle of Dingle's Mill on April 9, 1985 in defense of Sumter, SC. Potter overran their position and occupied the area on the same day that Lee surrendered at Appomattox Court House, VA. During Potters raid, his men burned the gin of Major R. B. Cain. The plantation home burned in a fire in 1888, and the homeplace was later bought by Frank and Frances Jackson, was bought from heirs by their son, Albert Johnny Jackson, passed to his children and bought from heirs by his grandson, Larry M. Jackson (current owner ñ 1999). Warren (Francesí father) moved into a house on the property which was known to the family as the "old double house". All that currently remains of Warrenís house are the foundation stones.
(New information: August, 99 to be incorporated in story and referenced when follow-up completed:
Subject: Re: Co. H, 5 SC Calvary
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 1999 14:25:55 EDT
To: Angela Jackson
Thanks for the information on your ancestor, PVT James Warren JACKSON of Co. H, 5th SC Cavalry. I had him listed as "J. Warren," so now I know his first name. What were his birth and death dates, and where is he buried. What did he do postwar?
Co. H was known as the "Santee Guerrillas," and was raised in Sumter and Clarendon Districts by CPT William NETTLES of Privateer, SC. It was originally Co. A of the 14th Bn. SC Cavalry, which as you know was consolidated into the 5th SC Cavalry in January 1863. The Santee Guerrillas spent the first years of the war on coast defense duty in SC, and was stationed variously at McPhersonville, Pocotaligo, Mt. Pleasant, and Charleston. In April 1864, the 5th SC Cavalry was ordered to VA, along with the 4th and 6th SC Cavalry, where they were formed into Butler's Brigade, Hampton's Divison, Army of Northern VA.
PVT J. Warren JACKSON was wounded at the battle of Burgess' Mill, southwest of Petersburg, on 27 October 1864. In this same battle, the regimental commander, LTC Robert J. JEFFORDS was killed, as was one of Wade Hampton's sons. "Hugn.Sprgs." was undoubtedly the Confederate hospital at Huguenot Springs, VA.
It is quite possible that PVT JACKSON fought at Dingle's Mill in April 1865, since most of the Confederate troops there were comprised mainly of militia units and convalescents. At that late stage of the war, the South had little else left.
I have the names of several other descendants of Co. H, if you are interested. One, Bob Brown of Dalzell, SC, is also an authority on Potter's Raid, and lives down the road from the site of Dinkin's Mill, another "battle" during Potter's Raid.
Hope the above information helps. Let me know if you have any questions, or need any additional information.
In 1881, Warren and his brother Timothy H. Jackson bought 170 acres from J.T. Ramsey. This land was bounded by D. J. Lynum and G. F. B. Haynsworth. In 1885 Warren and Timothy transferred 25 acres of land bounding on Mrs. Mary McCall and Warren's land to Warren's daughter Henrietta Gaymon and her husband. Warren bought 25 acres adjoining McCall, T. H. Jackson and T. J. Jackson on January 16, 1893.
On January 26, 1893, Warren and his brother Timothy transferred 25 acres adjoining Gaymon, Turner, McCall and Jackson to Warren's daughter Frances I. Jackson. Warren transferred 40 acres bounded by Haynsworth, Jackson, Nettles, Turner to his brother, Timothy H. Jackson on Jan 12, 1893. Warren and T.J. Jackson transferred 31 acres bounded Gaymon, Turner, Nettles, Geddings to William J. Jackson on January 16, 1893".