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Confederate (CSV)

Captain

Richard Watson Jones, Jr.

(1837 - 1914)

Home State: Virginia

Command Billet: Company Officer

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Greenville County.

On the Campaign

He relieved the wounded Captain Feild at Crampton's Gap on 14 September as next-senior officer, and led the remnants of the Regiment at Sharpsburg.

References & notes

Basic information from the roster in Henderson1, details of command succession in the 12th from Bernard2, and dates from Goellnitz.3

Birth

05/16/1837 in VA

Death

12/18/1914

Notes

1   Henderson, William D., 12th Virginia Infantry Regiment, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard Company, 1984  [AotW citation 812]

2   Bernard, George S., War Talks of Confederate Veterans, Petersburg (Va): Fenn & Owen, 1892, pg. 50  [AotW citation 813]

3   Goellnitz, Jenny, And Then A.P. Hill Came Up, Published 1998-, first accessed 01 January 2003, <http://www.aphillcsa.com/>, Source page: /mahonebrigade.html  [AotW citation 814]