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Federal (USV)


Edward Jones

(c. 1827 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A cabinetmaker from Burlington, he enlisted in Company G, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry at age 34 on 25 May 1861. He was captured in action near Winchester, VA on 25 May 1862.

On the Campaign

He died of disease at Sharpsburg, MD on 13 November 1862.

After the War

He was reinterred from his original burial on the Antietam battlefield to the National Cemetery during or before 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. Details from Soldiers2.


c. 1827


11/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3691]

2   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 1, pg. 116  [AotW citation 14396]