Letter from David W. Rumbaugh to James Jackson, father to Charles Jackson, dated June 27, 1864. In this letter, he gives an account of how Charles Jackson was shot in the leg by his own people.
Military Service Note
Jackson, Charles. Enlisted in company G, Second Infantry, March 14, 1862, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered March 14, 1862. Joined regiment at Camp Winfield Scott April 13, 1862. On duty with company F, Seventeenth Infantry, from Jan. 30, 1864 to April 9, 1864. Corporal. Died near Petersburg, Va., July 1, 1864, of wounds received on the picket in front of Petersburg, Va., June 23, 1864. Rumbaugh, David W. (Veteran), St. Joseph County. Enlisted in company G, Second Infantry, as Corporal, May 10, 1861, at Constantine, for 3 years, age 21. Mustered May 25, 1861. Sergeant. Re-enlisted Dec. 31, 1863, at Blain's Cross Roads, Tenn. Mustered Jan. 1, 1864. Sergeant July 16, 1861. First Sergeant. Killed in action near Petersburg, Va., July 30, 1864.