Biography of Col. A. M. Jackson
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Jackson, Col. A. M., M. D., was born in Lee, Me., October 19, 1840, and was educated at the Litchfleld Liberal Institute and Waterville College, Me., from which he was graduated in 1861. In August, 1862, he enlisted in the 24th Maine Vols., was appointed second lieutenant of Co. F, 24th Me. Vols, detailed to Signal Corps and sent to the department of the Gulf; in 1863 was promoted to first lieutenant 24th Maine Vols., and cDmrnissioned second lieutenant Signal Corps, U. S. A., served through Port Hudson campaign in Western Louisiana and Texas; in 1864 in Indianola, Texas, and in charge of secret service department at General Camby's headquarters; commissioned major 10th U. S. C. A. (Hy) in December: in 1865 was president of court martial for several months, provost marshal city of New Orleans from July, 1865 to June, 1866, provost marshal general department of Gulf to wind up office; mustered out February 22, 1867, breveted lieutenant colonel U. S. A. for faithful and meritorious service throughout the war; from 1867 to 1871 was in the dry goods business; from 1874 to the present time in practice of medicine in Fall River, chairman of School Board in Fall River for eight years, three years post commander of Richard Borden Post No. 46, G. A. R.; in 1890 on Governor Brackett's staff with rank of colonel, and in 1897 president of the Common Council of Fall River; elected same year mayor of Fall River on the Republican ticket. June 1, 1861, he married Susan A. Noe at New Orleans. They have three children: Amy L (wife of Edward S. Hawkins), Dr. O. H. Jackson, and Ruel H.

Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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