Monday, November 25, 2013

Augustus B. Jones, 3rd., Vermont, Infantry.

Corp Augustus B. Jones. 

Birth: abt 1843, Victory, Vermont.
Death: May 25, 1864

Note: 3rd VT Inf Co D Burial: Arlington National Cemetery Arlington Arlington County Virginia

Military Service.

Service: enlisted 8/11/62, mustered in 9/22/62, private, Co. D, 3rd VT INF, Wounded, Funkstown, 7/10/63 (neck and chin, badly), promoted  CORP 5/10/64, wounded in action, 5/10/64, died of wounds 5/25/64

Augustus B. Jones.
At Lincoln General Hospital, Washington, D.C., May 26, of wounds received May 10, Augustus B. Jones, aged 21 years, a member of D, 3d Vermont Regiment/ He was the son of Giles and Nellie Jones of Victory.
Courtesy of Deanna French.

Taken from the files of the Surgeon General.
Augustus B. Jones, Corporal Co. D., 3rd. Vermont Infantry, age 21 years, was wounded at the battle of the Wilderness, May 10, 1864, laid out on the battle field one day and night, was removed to field hospital, from there carried by boat to Washington, and jolted over a rough road of two miles to Lincoln Hospital.  Died fifteen days later.  "wound of the stomach".

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