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Jacob H. Sharp

Born: Feb 6, 1833

Death: Sep 15, 1907

Birthplace: Pickensville

Nationality: United States

Jacob H. Sharp

Date of Birth : Feb 6, 1833
Date of Death : Sep 15, 1907
Birth Place : Pickensville

Jacob Hunter Sharp was a Mississippi lawyer, newspaperman and politician, as well as a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He played a prominent role of several major engagements of the Army of Tennessee in the Western Theater, including the Atlanta Campaign in 1864 where he was several times recognized by his commanders and peers for bravery in combat.

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