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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Samuel J. Jones

(? - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted 2 June 1861 at Corinth, MS as a Private in what became Company G, 6th Alabama Infantry.

On the Campaign

Mortally wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 and captured there.

The rest of the War

He died on 28 September 1862. Originally buried "on west side of, and in the cemetery at Frederick." Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, who has him in Company A. Service details from the Alabama Civil War Service Database (Alabama Department of Archives and History). 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

09/28/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD

Notes

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 4773]