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Federal (USV)

Private

William S. Jones

(c. 1835 - 1874)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

A 26 year old farmer in Washington, IN, he mustered as Private, Company E, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the chest in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, by gunshot to the left shoulder at New Hope Church, GA on 27 May 1864, was treated at hospitals in Resaca, GA and Nashville, TN, and then returned to duty on 15 August 1864. He mustered out with his Company on 1 September 1864 at Indianapolis, IN.

References & notes

His service from Brown1 and the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital details from Steve Russell's Roster.

Birth

c. 1835

Death

05/15/1874 Rising Sun, IN

Notes

1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 593  [AotW citation 18544]