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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1868

Vol. III

(Born N. Y.)

James H. Jones

(Ap'd at Large)


Born Feb. 14, 1846, New York, NY.​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1864, to June 15, 1868, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Cavalry, June 15, 1868.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. McKavett, Tex., Jan. 1 to Apr., 1869, — Lampasas, Tex., to Nov. 14, 1869, — Registration duty to Dec. 21, 1869, — Austin, Tex., to Mar., 1870, — Lampasas, Tex., to May, 1870, — and San Antonio, Tex., to July 21, 1870 (leave of absence to Sep. 27, 1870); as Aide-de‑Camp to Bvt. Major-General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.McDowell, Sep. 27, 1870, to Aug. 9, 1874 (leave of absence in Europe, June 20, 1871, to June 20,

(First Lieut., 4th Cavalry, Apr. 21, 1872)

1872), at New York, headquarters Department of the East, to May 26, 1873, — and on Yellowstone Expedition, to Nov., 1873; and on leave of absence, to Sep. 29, 1874.

Resigned, Sep. 29, 1874.

Civil History. — Major, New York Militia, 1878‑83, — Lieut.‑Colonel, 1883, — and Colonel, 1883‑88.

Vol. IV
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Unknown.

Vol. V
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Unknown.

Vol. VI
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(James Henry Jones, Born Feb. 14, 1846.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 4th Cavalry, April 21, 1872.

Resigned, Sept. 29, 1874.

Civil History. — Traveled, 1888‑98; resided in State of Washington, 1898‑1906; traveled 1906‑1909; resided on his farm near Lakeland, Florida, March 8, 1909, to Oct. 29, 1919.

Died Oct. 29, 1919, at Lakeland, Fla.: Aged 73.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1920.º

Buried, Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.​b

Thayer's Notes:

a Lt. Jones' birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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b Lt. Jones' burial place is from his AOG obituary.

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