42-page transcription of "A Journal of the Campaign of a Detachment of Volunteers to the Lower Mississippi under General Jackson in 1812 & 13" by Andrew Jackson Edmondson of Tennessee. Written around 1858, the journal actually includes memories through 1815. Edmondson volunteered in Nashville in December 1812 and served until April 1813, and again from October 1813 until January 1814, and finally from September 1814 to May 1815, according to a copy of an 1850 declaration of his service to a Mississippi Justice of the Peace. A copy of the first page of the journal can also be viewed.
Andrew Jackson Edmondson (1793-1872), born in Davidson County, Tennessee, was the son of Robert (1753-1816) and Isabella Buchanan Edmondson (c.1761-1816). He married Jane Scott Walton (died 1819) and Mary Ann Howard (died 1861). Andrew died in Shelby County at his home just outside Memphis in 1872.
Edmondson, Andrew Jackson, 1793-1872.
"Andrew Jackson Edmondson War of 1812 journal" (2022). Documents. 2.