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Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 4 0 Browse Search
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Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Additional Sketches Illustrating the services of officers and Privates and patriotic citizens of South Carolina. (search)
er part of 1863 his health failed and he was compelled to retire from the service. One of his sons, bearing the same name, held the rank of captain in the same regiment. Since the war Colonel Jones has been a prominent citizen of Columbia. Allen Jones, another son of Col. Cadwallader Jones, born at Hillsboro, N. C., August 23, 1846, entered the service April, 1863, in his seventeenth year, as a private in a battalion of State troops raised for the defense of Charleston, and commanded by Colptain, Edward Avery. It was designed for service in the State, and after its urgent requests for a more active field had been repeatedly denied, the boys disbanded January 1, 1864, in order to re-enlist in other organizations. On January 8th Allen Jones enlisted in Company H, commanded by his brother, Cadwallader Jones, Jr., of his father's regiment, the Twelfth. With this command he soon found active service about Richmond, fighting at Frayser's Farm, where a package of letters on his breas