★★★ -Jones, Robert Harris

Robert Harris Jones:
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Born: September 22, 1828
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Birthplace: Elbert County Georgia
Father: Rev. Samuel Gamble Jones 1805 – 1895
(Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery Carterville Georgia)
Mother: Elizabeth Ann Edwards 1810 – 1877
(Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery Carterville Georgia)
Wife: Lucintha Elizabeth Cotton 1833 – 1902
Children:

Emma Cotton Jones 1856 – 1947
Lula Bartow Jones 1858 – 1948
Glenn Jones 1865 –
John N. Jones 1867 –
Fannie B. Jones 1869 –
Howard Erwin Felton Jones 1875 – 1915
(Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery Carterville Georgia)

Occupation before War:
Methodist Minister & Carriage Manufacturer in Alabama and Georgia

Civil War Career:
1861: Raised the fireside Defenders (Company G 22nd​ Georgia Infantry)
1861 – 1863: Colonel of 22nd​ Georgia Infantry Regiment
1862: Wounded during the Battle of Seven Pines Virginia
1862: Wounded during the Battle of Malvern Hill Virginia
1862: Wounded in head and stomach during Battle of Antietam
1863: Resigned on April 22, 1863 due to his wounds he received in battle

Occupation after War:
Methodist Minister & Carriage Manufacturer in Cartersville Georgia


Died:
September 1, 1897
Place of Death: Cartersville Georgia
Age at time of Death: 68 years old
Burial Place: Oak Hill Cemetery Cartersville Georgia
 
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