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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1867

Vol. III

(Born Pa.)

Horatio M. Jones​1

(Ap'd N. C.)


Horatio Morgan Jones: Born May 13, 1847, Philadelphia, PA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Oct. 19, 1863, to June 17, 1867, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, June 17, 1867.

Served: in garrison at Battery Rodgers, Va., Sep. 30 to Oct., 1867, — Ft. Monroe, Va., Nov., 1867, to June, 1869 (Artillery School for Practice, Jan. to June, 1869), — Ft. Foote, Md., June, 1869, to Aug. 31, 1870,  p102 Ft. Riley, Kan., Sep. 15, 1870, to Apr., 1871, — and Ft. McHenry, Md., May, 1871, to Sep. 29, 1872; and on leave of absence, Sep. 29, 1872, to June 1, 1873.

Resigned, June 1, 1873.

Civil History. — Lumber Dealer, Philadelphia, Pa., 1873‑87.

Died, June 2, 1887, at Philadelphia, Pa.: Aged 40.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1887, for an obituary notice.º

Buried, Leverington Cemetery, Roxborough, PA.

The Author's Note:

1 Horatio M. Jones, before becoming a Cadet, served as a Private in 58th Pennsylvania Volunteers.

Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Jones's full name and birth data are from his AOG obituary.

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