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Confederate (CSV)

Private

John Frank Jones

(1842 - 1904)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company D, 7th Virginia Infantry on 13 May 1863 at Giles Courthouse. Detached service as nurse, 15 August 1861 to Spring 1963.

On the Campaign

Present with his Company at South Mountain.

The rest of the War

Wounded at Gettysburg in the left thigh on 3 July 1863 and captured. Held at Letterman General Hospital, Chester Gen. Hospital, Pt. Lookout, and General Hospital - West's Buildings. His leg was amputated. Exchanged and sent to Chimborazo Hospital about 18 Novemeber 1863. Unofficial source says he was subsequently discharged.

References & notes

Basic information from Johnston1. Service details from Riggs2.

Birth

1842

Death

04/00/1904 Botetourt County, VA

Notes

1   Johnston, David Emmons, The Story of a Confederate Boy in the Civil War, Portland (OR): Glass & Prudhomme Company, 1914, pp. 142 - 143  [AotW citation 9747]

2   Riggs, David F., 7th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard, Inc., 1982  [AotW citation 9761]