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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

Robert W. Jones

(? - 1864)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Spring Water, he enlisted in Company K, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 22 May 1861. He was promoted to Corporal and Sergeant, dates not given. He was wounded at Cedar Mountain, VA in August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was killed by a "stray ball" at Atlanta, GA on 10 August 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Death

08/10/1864 near Atlanta, GA; burial in Marietta National Cemetery, Marietta, GA

Notes

1   Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pp. 442 - 445  [AotW citation 15865]