Sgt. Nelson W. Jones, 3rd Maine Infantry, ca. 1862
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Nelson W. Jones, the son of Nelson and Hanna Jones of Palermo, was 18 when he enlisted in Co. I of the Maine 3rd Infantry Regiment on June 4, 1861 as a private.
Jones was promoted to sergeant. He was killed at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 2, 1863.