William W. JonesHome State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Fox Lake, he was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company A, 2nd Wisconsin Infantry on 27 April 1861. He was promoted to First Lieutenant on 30 August 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He had his right arm amputated as a result of his Antietam wound. He was appointed Captain in the Veteran Reserve Corps on 27 October 1863, and didn't muster out until 1 January 1868.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.
1 State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 346 - 347 [AotW citation 10111]
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