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Confederate (CSV)


Columbus Therengton Jones

(1843 - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 17 year old farmer on his parent's modest place at Saunderstown in Pickens County, GA. He enlisted as a Private in Company D, 23rd Georgia Infantry on 31 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 and died later the same day.

References & notes

His service from Henderson,1 who says he was killed outright, and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860.

His brother Americus Ves Pruces Jones (1844-1919) was also a Private in Company D.


03/12/1843 in GA


09/14/1862; Turner's Gap, 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 30023]

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 30024]