Callom Bohannan Jones, Jr.(1842 - 1912)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Then a student at the Ashland Male Academy, he enlisted in the Ashland Greys under headmaster St. George Tucker, and they mustered as Company E, 1th Virginia Infantry on 23 April 1861.
The remainder of the War:
He remained with the Regiment and was paroled at Appomattox Court House on 9 April 1865.
After the War:
Following in his father's footsteps, he graduated from the Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, in 1869, and practiced in Ashland. He corresponded with the Antietam Battlefield Board after the War to describe his unit's movements at the Battle.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Details above from research by Jim Buchanan1. He cites Hanover County Chancery Wills and Notes (Columbia, Virginia, 1940), p. 170; Ashland During the Civil War, 1861-65, Ashland Museum; the National Archives, Record Group 109: Compiled service records of Confederate soldiers from Virginia units...; The Virginia Medical Semi-Monthly (Volume 17, June 21, 1912), page 156; and the U.S. Federal Census for Virginia, 1840, 1850, and 1860. The photo from one posted on Dr Jones' gravesite at Findagrave by George Seitz.
|Birth Date: 05/15/1842 Place of Birth: Hanover County, VA |
College: Medical College of Virginia Graduating Year: 1869
Death Date: 06/14/1912 Burial Place: Woodland Cemetery, Ashland, VA
1 Buchanan, Jim, Walking the West Woods, Published 2009, first accessed 28 March 2009, <http://walkingthewestwoods.blogspot.com/>, Source page: /2014/02/when-we-got-to-that-fence-and-laid-down.html [AotW citation 12558]
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