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 Samuel Bradford Jones

Samuel Bradford Jones

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 3 Nov 1908 (aged 82)
Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, USA
Burial Chatham, Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Plot Section 7, Lot 77
Memorial ID 22588 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He began his Civil War service with a commission of Captain in the 78th New York Volunteer Infantry on January 2, 1862. After serving in that command for over a year, he accepted a commission of Lieutenant Colonel of the 78th United States Colored Troops on February 26, 1863. On September 22, 1863 he ascended to command the 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division of the Corps d'Afrique in the Department of the Gulf. Promoted to Colonel on December 10, 1863, he was returned to regimental command in January 1864. He then served through the end of the war, and was honorably mustered out on August 17, 1865. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "faithful services".

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • Added: 4 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22588
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Bradford Jones (9 Feb 1826–3 Nov 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22588, citing Fair Mount Cemetery, Chatham, Morris County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .