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Joseph A. J. Lightburn


Sep 21, 1824

Joseph Andrew Jackson Lightburn was born in Webster, Pennsylvania

1840

Joseph Lightburn moved to Lewis County

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1842

Joseph Lightburn sought admission to West Point

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1846

Joseph Lightburn enlisted in the army as a private

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1851

Joseph Lightburn left the army at rank of sergeant

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1861

Joseph Lightburn went to Wheeling

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Sep 13, 1862

Confederate forces won temporary control of the Kanawha Valley forcing Joseph Lightburn's army out

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1862

Joseph Lightburn was ordered to Charleston

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Jun 22, 1865

Joseph Lightburn resigned from the army

1865

Joseph Lightburn returned to duty after being wounded in Sherman's advance on Atlanta

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1867

Joseph Lightburn became a Baptist preacher

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May 17, 1901

Joseph Lightburn died in Lewis County

1915

A monument to General Joseph Lightburn was placed at Vicksburg National Battlefield Park

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