Pvt. John D. Jones, 39th MS, was killed at Franklin

Pvt. John D. Jones was a member of the 39th MS Infantry, Sears’ Brigade, French’s Division. He was killed at Franklin and is buried in Mississippi section 23; plot #30.

The 39th MS was in the Sears Brigade. Sears was behind Cockrell’s Brigade as the two French Division brigades assaulted the Federal line right at the center of the Carter Gin action.

Picture credit: The Confederate Army 1861-1865: South Carolina and Mississippi, p. 37

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