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O.T. Jones

O.T. Jones

Federal (USV)


Oliver T. Jones

(1825 - 1894)

Home State: Minnesota

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd United States Sharpshooters

Before Antietam

From Hastings, MN, he enlisted there as a Private in Company A, 2nd US Sharpshooters on 5 October 1861. He was promoted to Sergeant, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for disability on 5 November 1862 on David's Island in New York Harbor.

After the War

He lived in Union County, Dakota Territory and in Dorsey, Holt COunty, NE.

References & notes

Service information from Minnesota.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave, source also of his picture, from a photograph contributed by Brian White from his collection.


06/04/1825; St. Clair County, IL


02/04/1894; Dorsey, NE; burial in Dorsey Cemetery, Dorsey, NE


1   State of Minnesota, Board of Commissioners, Minnesota in the Civil War and Indian Wars 1861-1865, 2 volumes, St. Paul: Pioneer Press Company, 1890-93  [AotW citation 25028]