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W.F. Jones

W.F. Jones

Confederate (CSV)

Captain

Wesley Fletcher Jones

(1841 - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 22nd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as First Sergeant, Company G, 22nd Georgia Infantry on 30 August 1862. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant on 15 January and promoted to First Lieutenant 28 June and Captain on 1 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in Baltimore, MD on about 26 October 1862.

References & notes

Service from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database. Details from family genealogists. He's one of 6 brothers, including Colonel Robert Harris Jones, who all served in the 22nd Georgia Infantry. His picture from a group photograph of all six, published in Military Images of January-February 1986.

Birth

08/04/1841; Franklin, GA

Death

10/26/1862 Baltimore, MD

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19446]