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John Ervin JordanRoster ID 2412
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1865|
|Biography & Genealogy:||John Ervin Jordan, Class of 1865: Born- October 1, 1844. Matriculated from Tibbee Station, Ms. At VMI 5 months (entered as a 5th year freshman). Military Record: Entered service for 1 year May 30, 1861 at Corinth, Ms as Private, Company C, 14th Ms (some records show June 7 or 8). Captured at Ft Donelson February 16, 1862. Held at Camp Douglas, Il until exchanged at Vicksburg, Ms September 1862. Elected 1st Sergeant September 25, 1862. Absent without leave on April-May 1863 roll. April 1864 roll shows "in arrest." Transferred August 19, 1864 to Company H, Lt Col R.O. Perrin's Battalion Mississippi Cavalry. No record of service with that unit found. Post War Career: Planter; banker. Died- 1887.|