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Federal (USV)


David Jones

(1840 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, he enlisted on 1 May 1861 at De Kalb for two years and mustered as Private, Company D, 16th New York Infantry on 15 May.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 20 December 1862 at White Oak Church near Falmouth, VA.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave, as is his memorial in Wayside Cemetery, Richville, St. Lawrence County, NY.


02/09/1840; Bettws-Evan, Ceredigion, WALES


12/20/1862; White Oak Church, VA; burial in Fredericksburg National Cemetery, Fredericksburg, VA


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1899, Ser. No. 19, pg. 605  [AotW citation 22571]