★★★ -Jones, Hamilton Chamberlain Jr.

Hamilton Chamberlain Jones Jr.:
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Born: November 3, 1837
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Birthplace: Salisbury North Carolina
Father: Hamilton Chamberlain Jones Sr. 1798 – 1868
Mother: Ann Eliza Jane Henderson 1798 – 1868
Wife: Convere Springs Myers 1851 – 1931
(Buried: Elmwood Cemetery Charlotte North Carolina)
Children:
Convere Springs “Connie” Jones Bryant 1874 – 1906
(Buried: Elmwood Cemetery Charlotte North Carolina)
Frances Lila Jones Bruguiere 1877 – 1971
(Buried: Elmwood Cemetery Charlotte North Carolina)
Saida Jones Burwell 1878 – 1965
(Buried: Elmwood Cemetery Charlotte North Carolina)
Alice Broadnax Jones McAden 1879 – 1951
(Buried: Elmwood Cemetery Charlotte North Carolina)
Hamilton Chamberlain Jones III 1884 – 1957
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery Charlotte North Carolina)
Lt. William Myers Jones 1891 – 1941
(Buried: Elmwood Cemetery Charlotte North Carolina)

Education:
1858: Graduated from University of North Carolina

Occupation before War:
Attorney in Salisbury North Carolina
1860: Unsuccessful Candidate for North Carolina State Senator

Civil War Career:
1861 – 1862: Captain of Company K 5th​ North Carolina Infantry
1862: Wounded during the Battle of Williamsburg Virginia
1862 – 1864: Lt. Colonel of 5th​ North Carolina Infantry Regiment
1863: Captured at Rappahannock Railroad Bridge
1863: Imprisoned at Johnson's Island Union Prison
1864 – 1865: Colonel of 57th​ North Carolina Infantry Regiment
1865: Wounded at Hare's Hill while making a charge on Grant's lines

Occupation after War:
Attorney in Salisbury North Carolina
Attorney in Charlotte North Carolina
Helped Edit the Charlotte News Newspaper
North Carolina State Senator
United States District Attorney for Western North Carolina


Died:
August 23, 1904
Place of Death: Charlotte North Carolina
Age at time of Death: 66 years old
Burial Place: Elmwood Cemetery Charlotte North Carolina


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Joined
Sep 15, 2018
Location
South Texas
Following his capture on Nov. 7, 1863, He was a participant in the unsuccessful escape attempt on Johnson Island on Lake Erie. He was later returned South in a special prisoner exchange.His promotion to Colonel of the 57th was due to Archibald Goodwin's promotion to brigadier.
 
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