Sunday, July 18, 2010

Capt. William Graham Jones.

Capt William Graham Jones.

Birth: Unknown.
Death: Sep. 19, 1863.
Photo provided by : Bev

Enlisted on 7/1/1860 as a 2nd Lieutenant, On 7/1/1860 he was commissioned into US Army 8th Infantry. He was transferred out on 12/29/1860, On 12/29/1860 he transferred into US Army 10th Infantry. He was discharged for promotion on 3/1/1863, On 3/1/1863 he was commissioned into Field & Staff PA 71st Infantry. He was discharged on 4/6/1863. On 4/13/1863 he was commissioned into Field & Staff OH 36th Infantry. He was Killed on 9/19/1863 at Chickamauga, GA

1st Lieut 5/14/1861.
Lt Col 3/1/1863 (As of 71st PA Infantry.)
Colonel 4/13/1863 (As of 36th OH Infantry.)
Capt 6/1/1863.

(Graduate USMA 1860.)


No. 63. Chattanooga, Tenn., April 27, 1864.

The defenses of Chattanooga will hereafter be know by the names given to them in this order.

The redoubt on the rocky knob east of the railroad depot to be known as Redoubt Jones, in honor of Captain William G. Jones, Tenth U. S. Infantry, colonel of the Thirty-sixth Regiment Ohio Volunteers, who was killed at the battle of Chickamauga, September 19, 1863.

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