John Frank Jones(1842 - 1904)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
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.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present with his Company at South Mountain.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Johnston1. Service details from Riggs2.
Death Date: 04/00/1904 Death Place: Botetourt County, VA
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]
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