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Confederate (CSV)


Hugh C. F. Jones

(c. 1835 - 1862)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 26 year old mechanic, he enlisted at Natchez on 25 May 1861 and mustered as a Private in Company I, 16th Mississippi Infantry at Corinth on 1 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by gunshot to his leg in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of his wound on 16 October 1862, probably in Charles Town, VA (now WV). His widow Elizabeth filed for his final pay of $135.86 in February 1863.

References & notes

Service from his Compiled Military Service Records,1 online from fold3. His Sharpsburg wound in a casualty list in the New Orleans Times-Picayune of 29 October 1862. His burial location thanks to Sharon Murray. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1835 in MS


10/16/1862; Charlestown, VA; burial in "Soldiers Square", Edge Hill Cemetery, Charlestown, WV


1   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 29687]