JACKSON, THOMAS R.
JACKSON, THOMAS R. (?–1840). Thomas R. Jackson, soldier and attorney, registered for a headright in Benjamin R. Milam's colony, now part of Rusk County, in March 1835. The General Council appointed him quartermaster of cavalry in Sam Houston's army. During the battle of San Jacinto, although an officer in the regular army, Jackson was attached to Capt. Moseley Baker's Company D of Col. Edward Burleson's First Regiment, Texas Volunteers, and fought as a private. In December 1836 he applied for a passport to return to the United States. After the Texas Revolution he practiced law in Bastrop, where he died in 1840. William Cannon was appointed administrator of his estate.
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