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Civil War Soldiers - Jones

JONES, DAVID R., Georgia.
Brigadier general, P. A. C. S., June 17, 1861.
Major general, P. A. C. S., October 11, 1862.
Died at Richmond, Va., January 19, 1863.

Brigade composed of the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth and Ninth South Carolina Regiments Infantry, being the Third Brigade, First Corps, Army of the Potomac; brigade afterward composed of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Mississippi and Fifth South Carolina Regiments Infantry, Army of Northern Virginia. August 13, 1862, division composed of the brigades of Toombs, Anderson, Drayton, Kemper, Garnett and Jenkins, Longstreet's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia.

Jones, David Rumple, born in South Carolina, appointed from Georgia cadet United States Military Academy, July 1, 1842; graduated forty-second in a class of fifty-nine.
Brevet second lieutenant, Second Infantry, July 1, 1846.
Second lieutenant, November 23, 1846.
Regimental adjutant, April 15, 1847, to December 29, 1848.
First lieutenant, May 7, 1849, to March 3, 1855.
Brevet captain, and acting assistant adjutant general, March 16, 1853.
Brevet first lieutenant, August 20, 1847, for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mexico.
Resigned February 15, 1861.

Source: Military Records of General Officers of the Confederate States of America, by Charles B. Hall, 1898

Jones, Patrick H., brigadier-general, U.S. Army, was born in Ireland. Migrating to America he entered the service of the United States early in the Civil war, becoming 2nd lieutenant in the 37th N. Y. infantry, June 7, 1861. He was promoted 1st lieutenant and adjutant, Nov. 4, and major Jan. 21, 1862. The 37th N. Y. distinguished itself at Williamsburg and Fair Oaks, and at the battle of Fredericksburg contributed largely in repulsing the enemy. Maj. Jones became colonel of the 154th N. Y. regiment, which he had been instrumental in enlisting, on Oct. 8, 1862, and was promoted brigadier-general of volunteers, Dec. 6, 1864. His regiment fought at Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and Wauhatchie in the Chattanooga and Rossville campaign, the Atlanta campaign and the march to the sea, and the campaign of the Carolinas, taking part in all the principal battles. Gen. Jones was mustered out of the service, June 17, 1865. He died July 23, 1900.

Source: The Union Army: A History of Military Affairs in the Loyal States 1861-1865, Volume 8 Biographical, 1908

JONES, SAMUEL, Virginia.
Major, Corps of Artillery, C. S. A., May , 1861.
Lieutenant colonel, and A. A. G., in military forces of Virginia, May , 1861.
Chief of Artillery and Ordnance, in Army of Northern Virginia, May to July 22, 1861.
Colonel, P. A. C. S., June , 1861.
Brigadier general, P. A. C. S., July 21, 1861.
Major general, P. A. C. S., May 10, 1862.
Died at Washington, D. C., October , 1892.

Brigade, , 1861, composed of the Seventh, Eighth, Ninth and Eleventh Georgia and First Kentucky Regiments Infantry, and Alburti's Battery of Virginia Light Artillery. Assigned to the command of the Army of Pensacola, Florida, January 27, 1862. Commanding Department of Alabama and West Florida, 1862. April 29, 1862, commanding division, Army of the West. June 2, 1862, commanding Second Division, Army of the Mississippi. Commanding base of operations of General Bragg's army, August to September 22, 1862. Assigned to command of Department of East Tennessee, September 23, 1862. In command of the Trans-Alleghany or Western Department of Virginia, from December 4, 1862, to March 4, 1864. In command of the Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida, from April 16 to October , 1864. Commanding District of South Carolina, from October , 1864, to January , 1865. Commanding Department of Florida and South Georgia, from January 12 to May 10, 1865.

Jones, Samuel, born in Virginia, appointed from Virginia cadet United States Military Academy, July 1, 1837; graduated nineteenth in a class of fifty.
Brevet second lieutenant, First Artillery, July 1, 1841.
Second lieutenant, September 28, 1841.
First lieutenant, March 3, 1847.
Captain, December 24, 1853.
Resigned April 27, 1861.

Source: Military Records of General Officers of the Confederate States of America, by Charles B. Hall, 1898

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