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Charles Jackson Paine, American soldier. Member Corporation, Massachusetts Institute Technology Prominent yachtsman.

Background

Paine, Charles Jackson was born on August 26, 1833 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles Cushing and Fannie Cabot (Jackson) Paine.

Education

Brother of Robert Treat P. G.g.s. Robert Treat P. (signer Declaration of Independence). Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1853, A.M., 1858.

Admitted to Massachusetts bar, 1856.

Career

John Bryant, of Boston, 1867. Captain 22d Massachusetts Infantry, October 5, 1861. Major 30th Massachusetts Infantry, January 16, 1862.

Colonel 2d Louisiana Infantry, October 23, 1862. Brigadier general vols., July 4, 1864. Bvtd. major general vols., January 15, 1865, “for meritorious and valuable services”.

Honorary mustered out, January 15, 1866. Commanded brigade during siege of Pt. Hudson, 1863; served under General B. F. Butler, 1864.

Led div. colored troops in attack on Newmarket, Virginia, September 29, 1864. After Lee’s surrender commanded district of Newbern. For many years director C.,B.&Q. R.R., A.,T.&San Francisco R.R. and Mexican Central R.R. Was one of the three special envoys accredited to the goverments of France, Great Britain, and Germany in the interests of international bimetallism, 1897.

Membership

Member Corporation, Massachusetts Institute Technology Prominent yachtsman.

Connections

Married Julia, d.

father:
Charles Cushing Paine

mother:
Fannie Cabot (Jackson) Paine

spouse:
Julia