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R.A. Jones

R.A. Jones

Federal (USV)

Private

Ralph Abrams Jones

(1845 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 17 year old farmer from Weston, MA, he enlisted 11 August and mustered as Private, Company I, 35th Massachusetts Infantry on 16 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Basic information from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. His picture from one in the Golden Ball Tavern Museum, Weston, posted online by the Weston Historical Society.

Birth

03/23/1845; Weston, MA

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Weston Central Cemetery, Weston, MA

Notes

1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 3, pg. 697  [AotW citation 17702]