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Federal (USV)

Private

Alexis Jones

(c. 1830 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 89th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 31 years. From Masonville, he enlisted September 16,1861 at Delhi to serve three years; mustered in as Corporal, Co. I, November 5, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Sergeant December 1, 1863; wounded and captured in action October 29, 1864 at Seven Pines, VA. He was taken to Richmond, where he had his right arm amputated at the shoulder. Paroled February 5, 1865 and discharged March 9, 1865 at expiration of his term of service.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. Further details from Bob Taylor, from his book The Civil War Letters of William A. Robinson and the Story of the 89th NYVI.

Birth

c. 1830 in RI

Notes

1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, for the Year 1901 (Issue 31), pp. 230 -   [AotW citation 12462]