Chauncey Jones, son of Manchester Jones (B. abt 1807, D. Nov 17, 1880) and Martha Stalker (B. Apr 13, 1808, D. Jun 23, 1880), was born in about 1834 in Berne and was the eldest of eleven children.
Marriage & Children
He appears never to have married.
Before he served in the Civil War, Chauncey worked as a teamster.
|Enlistment Date:||31 Jul 1862|
|Enlistment Place:||Albany, New York|
|State Served:||New York|
|Regiment:||7th Regiment NY Heavy Artillery|
|Wounded on:||24 May 1864(North Anna River)|
|Wounded at:||North Anna, VA|
|Transfer Date:||7 Jan 1865|
|Transferred To:||57th, 2nd Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps|
|Muster Out Date:||5 Aug 1865 |
|Muster Out Place:||Philadelphia, PA|
|Additional Remarks: Enlisted at age 29. He was wounded in the right hand on May 24, 1864 at North Anna, Va. His younger brother Allen Jones, who also served in 7th HA although in Company D, was captured and released.
Born in Berne, NY, Age 29 years, Teamster, Blue eyes, Light hair, Light complexion, 5'9" tall.
|Sources Used: 1890 Veterans census, Berne, Albany Co., NY; Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of NY for the year 1898; Reidsville Cemetery Gravestones, Bernehistory.org; Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998|
Additional Research Notes
- Keating, Robert, Carnival of Blood: The Civil War Ordeal of the Seventh New York Heavy Artillery, Published by Butternut and Blue, Baltimore, Md 1998
- NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases
- Reidsville Cemetery Gravestones, Bernehistory.org