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Confederate (CSV)


Burrell Thomas Jones


(1843 - 1893)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company A, 10th Georgia Infantry as Private on 10 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

Paroled by the Federal Provost Marshal at Keedysville, MD on 20 September 1862. He was wounded and captured in action in the Wilderness, VA on 6 May 1864. By 8 June he was at the Old Capitol Prison, Washington DC. On 23 July 1864 he was among the first sent to Elmira Prison, NY, and was there until paroled on 19 May 1865.

After the War

He was a carpenter and car builder in Chattanooga, TN.

References & notes

Basic information from Fincham's Roster1, which lists him as B.F. Jones. Details from great great grandson Thomas A. Bowman, citing service records. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


1843 in GA


08/24/1893; Chattanooga, TN; burial in Citizens Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/10ga_inf/10th_inf_regt_rost_a.html  [AotW citation 15718]