Cdv of 7th Kentucky Cavalry Officer captured by Morgan’s Raiders! Superb image of Andrew J. Jones, taken while Lt. Colonel of the 136th USCI. Jones was captured by Morgan in July of 1862 at Cynthiana, KY, while serving in the 7th Kentucky Cavalry.
Andrew J. Jones
Residence was not listed; Enlisted on 6/28/1862 at Franklin, TN as a Private.
On 4/16/1862 he mustered into “D” Co. KY 7th Cavalry He was discharged for promotion on 7/15/1865 at Atlanta, GA
On 7/15/1865 he was commissioned into Field & Staff US CT 136th Infantry He was Mustered Out on 1/4/1866
He was listed as: * POW 7/17/1862 Cynthiana, KY
Promotions: * Sergt * 2nd Lieut 1/19/1863 * 1st Lieut 2/7/1863 * Lt Colonel 7/15/1865 (As of 136th USCT Infantry)
He was described at enlistment as: 5′ 9.0″, light complexion, hazel eyes, dark hair
Other Information: born in Fayette County, KY died 4/18/1873 in Berryville, KY
Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:
– Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky – Official Army Register of the Volunteer Force 1861-1865 – Research by David L. Bush – Index to Compiled Military Service Records (c) Historical Data Systems, Inc. @ http://www.civilwardata.com
As of 10/16.09 image was for sale at Frohne & Son Historic Military