(1841 - 1862)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 22nd Georgia Infantry
He enlisted as First Sergeant, Company G, 22nd Georgia Infantry on 30 August 1861. He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant on 15 January 1862, promoted to First Lieutenant 28 June, and to Captain on 1 July 1862.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated at a Federal field hospital near the battlefield and paroled there on 26 September. He died of wounds in Baltimore, MD on about 26 October 1862.
References & notes
His service from Henderson's Roster 1 and his Compiled Service Record (CSR) at the US National Archives, online via fold3. Details from family genealogists.
He's one of 6 brothers, including Colonel Robert Harris Jones, who all served in the 22nd Georgia Infantry. His picture from a group photograph of all six, published in Military Images of January-February 1986.
08/04/1841 in AL
10/26/1862; Baltimore, MD