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Pvt Julien D Jones

Pvt Julien D Jones

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 26 Jun 1876 (aged 26–27)
Little Big Horn Battle Site, Big Horn County, Montana, USA
Burial Little Big Horn Battle Site, Big Horn County, Montana, USA
Plot Mass Grave Top of Last Stand Hill
Memorial ID 20631575 · View Source
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Pvt Jones enlisted into the 7th Cavalry on August 7, 1871 at Nashville TN. He was assigned to Company H. He was described as 5'6", dark brown hair, gray eyes & a dark complexion. His civilian occupation was painter.

Jones was killed during the second day of fighting on Reno Hill. While Jones was laying in a rifle pit, he had rolled over to remove a jacket. When Jones rolled over, he was shot in the heart & died.

Jones was first buried in a rifle pit. At a later time his remains were reburied in a mass grave on Last Stand Hill.

Jones' close friend, fellow soldier and Medal of Honor Recipient, Charles Windolph, successfullu petitioned to have a marker placed where his friend had been killed.


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  • Created by: Randy
  • Added: 25 Jul 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20631575
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Julien D Jones (1849–26 Jun 1876), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20631575, citing Little Big Horn Battlefield National Monument, Little Big Horn Battle Site, Big Horn County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Randy (contributor 46846747) .