Sgt. Nelson W. Jones, 3rd Maine Infantry, ca. 1862

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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.

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  • Title: Sgt. Nelson W. Jones, 3rd Maine Infantry, ca. 1862
  • Creation Date: circa 1862
  • Subject Date: circa 1862
  • Location: Palermo, Waldo County, ME
  • Media: Tintype
  • Dimensions: 18 cm x 12.5 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 2003, Box 2/8 (2008.500.0015)
  • Collection: Early photography collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
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