Allen Jones(? - 1862)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 18th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Private, Company D, 18th Georgia Infantry in May 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Died of wounds in the US Army General Hospital at Frederick, MD on 17 October 1862. Originally buried "on west side of and in the cemetery at Frederick." Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1. Service details from Ranger95's Roster2. He is also listed among the Confederate soldiers buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, MD (source of his date of death), and may still be there.
Death Date: 10/17/1862 Death Place: Frederick, MD Burial Place: Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD
1 Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials , Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010 [AotW citation 4770]
2 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /infantry/rosters/18th_inf_regt_rost_d.html [AotW citation 9456]
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