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Jones, George M.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 19, credited to Waitsfield, VT
Unit(s): 2nd USSS
Service: enl 11/18/63, m/i 12/18/63, PVT, Co. H, 2nd USSS, kia, Wilderness, 5/6/64 (gwd, head)

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1844, Unknown
Death: 05/06/1864

Burial: Waitsfield Village Cemetery, Waitsfield, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 46485516

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: WPA Graves Registration Card indicates that this is a cenotaph.

DESCENDANTS

Cousin of David E. Jamieson, Worcester, VT

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

Tombstone

Village Cemetery, Waitsfield, VT

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Obituary

For the Journal

In the battle of the Wilderness, May 5th, in a charge made by the Vt. Troops at 4 o'clock, P. M., Lewis M. Spaulding, aged 20 years, and Horace B. Stoddard, aged 21 years and 9 months; the former a member of Co. H, 6th Reg't, the latter of Co. F, 2nd Reg't. Also, on the next day, Geo. M. Jones, aged 20 years and 4 months, a member of the 2nd Reg't, U. S. Sharp Shooters. All were shot in the head and instantly killed. All were from Waitsfield.

Source: Vermont Watchman and State Journal, June 17, 1864.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.