|Birth: ||unknown, USA|
|Death: ||Feb. 22, 1921, USA|
Sgt. John Jones was with the 54th Regiment United States Colored Infantry company E. He is also listed on the African American Civil War memorial in Washington DC. His plaque No. is C-66.
The 54th was organized March 11, 1864, from 2nd Arkansas Infantry (African Descent). Attached to 2nd Brigade Frontier Division, 7th Corps, Dept. of Arkansas, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 7th Corps, to August, 1865. Dept. of Arkansas to December, 1866.
SERVICE.--Duty at Helena, Ark., until May, 1864. Ordered to Fort Smith, Ark., and duty there until January, 1865. Actions at Fort Gibson September 16, 1864. Cabin Creek September 19. Cow Creek, Kansas, November 14 and 28. Ordered to Little Rock January, 1865. Action on Arkansas River January 18. Duty at Little Rock and at various points in Dept. of Arkansas until December, 1866. Mustered out August 8 to December 31, 1866.
From Tonia Holleman and Angela Walton-Raji who are documenting USCT headstones and cemeteries in Arkansas. Any additional information or corrections contact Tonia at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Little Rock National Cemetery
Plot: 6- Row 0-Grave #6319, Buried February 22, 1921.
Created by: Ronald Walton
Record added: Jul 10, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7671736