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 John R. Jones

John R. Jones

Birth
Virginia, USA
Death 1 Apr 1901 (aged 74)
Virginia, USA
Burial Harrisonburg, Harrisonburg City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 11002 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He was principal of a military school in Urbanna, Maryland, when appointed a Lieutenant Colonel of the 33rd Virginia Infantry Regiment at the start of the Civil War. In 1862, he was promoted Brigadier General commanding General Stonewall Jackson's 2nd Brigade at the battles of Cold Harbor, Malvern Hill, Antietam and Chancellorsville. In July, 1863, he was captured by Union troops in Smithburg, Maryland and imprisoned at Fort Warren, Massachusetts, until end of war. After the war, he was a businessman and commissioner in chancery for circuit court in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 15 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11002
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John R. Jones (12 Mar 1827–1 Apr 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11002, citing Woodbine Cemetery, Harrisonburg, Harrisonburg City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .