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Confederate (CSA)


Philip Bickerton Jones, Jr.

(1839 - 1903)

Home State: Virginia

Education: U of Virginia, Hampden Sydney College

Branch of Service: Staff

Unit: Jones' Division

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company F, 21st Virginia Infantry in April 1861. In October he was volunteer aide-de-camp to General D.R. Jones. He was appointed Captain, date not given.

On the Campaign

From General Jones' Report:

Capt. Philip B. Jones, jr., volunteer aide on my staff, displayed great gallantry, carrying my orders through the heat of battle.

The rest of the War

He was with General Jones to Janaury 1863. He was later clerk for Ewell's Division, and Captain and Assistant Quartermaster to Haskell's Artillery Battalion. He was paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.

After the War

He was a planter in Orange County, VA.

References & notes

Service from Krick.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


05/17/1839; Richmond, VA


08/03/1903; Orange County, VA; burial in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA


1   Krick, Robert E.L., Staff Officers in Gray; A Biographical Register of the Staff Officers in the Army of Northern Virginia, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003, pg. 177  [AotW citation 17581]