W.H. Jones military record
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W.H. Jones military record

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Title: W.H. Jones military record
Dates: 1865
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0446

Biographical/Historical Note

William H. Jones enlisted in the Confederate army as a private in the 1st Georgia Regiment, Company D (Ramsey's Company), on March 18, 1861. He first transferred to Company A of the 12th Battalion, Georgia Light Artillery on April 10, 1862, then to Company A of the 63rd Regiment of Georgia Infantry. Jones was wounded at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia, and was assigned hospital service until the end of the war. He was six feet tall, with light hair, fair complexion, and blue eyes.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a parole for W.H. Jones, private in the 63rd Georgia Infantry, Co. A. The parole was issued by Headquarters of the U.S. Forces in Augusta, Georgia, 1865 and contains a description of Jones.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America--History.
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 63rd.
Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Jones, William H.
Military records.
United States. Army.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Purchased from H.A. Schindler, Charleston, South Carolina.

Preferred Citation

[Item identification], W.H. Jones military record, MS 446, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 1952.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


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