About John W. Jackson
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SGT Major U.S. C Inf. Husband of Caroline Jackson. John Jackson was a black pioneer, a Civil War veteran and a well-respected farmer. He settled in the Salem area and was a memeber of the Hayesville Farmer's Club. He was a friend of Adam Stephens, a well-known pioneer who has a Salem school named after him. In fact their graves are not far from one another at Salem's historic Hayesville Cemetery.