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Confederate (CSV)


Alexander H. Jones

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Gilmer County, he enlisted as a Private in Company D, 23rd Georgia Infantry on 31 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died at the field hospital on the Line Farm near Sharpsburg, date not given (before 2 October 1862).

References & notes

His service from Henderson,1 who has him as A.H. Jones, killed at Seven Pines, VA on 31 May 1862, and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3. Hospital detail from a list in the New York Times of 12 October 1862. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860.


09/00/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 2, p. 1036  [AotW citation 30021]

2   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 30022]