Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Israel D. Jones, 19th., Maine.

Maine 19th., Infantry, Co. G.

Israel D. Jones, Private, Age 21, Residence China, Mustered in August 25, 1862.  Killed Haymarket, Virginia, June 25, 1863.

From the 19th., Regimental History.

Israel D. Jones, of Company G, the first soldier in the  Regiment killed by the enemy. In less than ten minutes from the time that Mr. Jones was chatting cheerfully with the man marching at his side, he was buried by the roadside and left  to sleep his last sleep.

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