Carte-de-visite of Richard Jones

Collection:
Athens-Clarke County Library Heritage Room Collection
Title:
Carte-de-visite of Richard Jones
Date of Original:
1861/1865
Subject:
Soldiers--Confederate States of America
Confederate States of America. Army--Uniforms
Confederate States of America. Army--Officers
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Portraits
Location:
United States, Georgia, 32.75042, -83.50018
Medium:
cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Carte-de-visite photograph of Richard Jones. Jones joined the Baldwin Blues in April 1861. He stayed with his command, Company H., 4th Georgia Infantry until the end of the war. He rose from corporal to lieutenant. After the battle of Chancellorsville, General George Doles reported that he acknowledged his "indebtedness" to Jones for his "promptness and gallantry". By 1864 he had been detailed Inspector-General of Doles brigade, and he surrendered with the command at Appomattox on April 9, 1865.
Metadata URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/id:arl_awc_awc312
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/acclheritage/do:awc312
Language:
eng
Holding Institution:
Athens-Clarke County Library
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