Name: JONES, ELVIN
Rank: Private
Enlisted: 15 August 1862 at Westville, Dale County
Service History: Present: Fredericksburg, 1862/12/13; Suffolk, 1863/05/03; Gettysburg, 1863/07/02-03; Battle Mount, 1863/07/24; Wilderness, 1864/05/06; Spotsylvania, 1864/05/08 & 12 Cold Harbor, 1864/06/03; Chester Station, 1864/06/17; Deep Bottom, 1864/08/14; Fussell Mill,1864/08/16; Ft. Gilmer, 1864/09/29; Ft. Harrison, 1864/09/30; Darbytown, 1864/10/07; Darbytown Road, 1864/10/13; Williamsburg Road, 1864/10/27. Wounded: Chickamauga, 1863/09/19. Absent Wounded: Chickamauga, 1863/09/20. Absent Furlough: Raccoon Mt., 1863/10/24; Lookout Valley, 1863/10/28; Camel Station, 1863/11/16; Knoxville, 1863/11/20 & 29; Dandridge; 1864/01/16.
Date of Birth: 1 February 1839 Place of Birth: South Carolina
Date of Death: 27 November 1911 Place of Death: Dale County, Alabama
Buried: Ebenezer Church Cemetery, Dale County, Alabama
Father: // Jones
Mother: Mary Ann // (b abt 1815 in South Carolina)
Spouse(s): Mary Jane // (b 9 February 1836, d 24 October 1909 in Dale County, Alabama)
Children: Mary F. (Bonard), John, Bettie, Billie (son), Sallie, Josie, Rosa, Robert
Occupation: Farmer
Residence(s): Westville, Dale County; Centreville, Coffee County
Other: Brother of Simpson Jones and William W. Jones
"He was a good soldier; was wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia, September 19, 1863, which disabled him for further service by the loss of one arm; but even after this he returned and did all he could with one hand in aid of the sick and wounded." (Oates, The War Between the Union and the Confederacy, Appendix A)
Photographs:

Elvin and Mary Jane Jones
Ebenezer Church Cemetery, Dale County, Alabama

Submitter: Georgia V. Fleming E-mail: hyacinth@ala.net