JONES, LORENZO ADDISON/ALLEN (1835 - 1886)

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American Civil War Research Database, Historical Data Systems

Residence Jefferson ME; 21 years old. Enlisted on 9/9/1864 as a Private. On 9/9/1864 he mustered into ME 7th Light Artillery. He was Mustered Out on 6/21/1865.

The 7th Battery of Light Artillery was organized in Augusta Maine and mustered in December 30, 1863 and left the state for Washington DC on February 1 1864. It participated in the battles of the Wilderness, Spottsylvania and Col Harbor before Lorenzo Jones joined it at Petersburg in September 1864. He was probably with the unit during the siege of Petersburg in the vicinity of Ft. Sedgwick and participated in the pursuit of Lee's army to Appomattox. April 4-9 1865. They moved from Virginia to Washington DC where they participated in the Grand Review before returning to Augusta Maine. The unit was mustered out of service on June 21, 1865. During the war the battery lost 13 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 27 by disease for a total of 40.

Santa Cruz Sentinel (August 10, 1886)

DIED: JONES - In Soquel, August 3d, Lorenzo A. Jones, aged 43 years.

Date of Birth: 1835-07-19?

Date of Death: 1886-08-03

County: Santa Cruz

Cemetery/City of Burial: Soquel Cemetery

Occupation: Laborer

Last City: Soquel

Native of: ME

Enlisted: 1864/09/09

Discharged: 1865/06/21

Military Unit: ME_ 7 LtA_ Bat

Rank: Pvt

Military Notes: R-Jefferson

GAR#: B6

Available records used to obtain information:
Cemetery records
Santa Cruz County death records
Military records
Santa Cruz and Monterey newspapers
Voter Records

CW Reference: W&R 1896 Roster

Creator: Nelson, Robert L.
Source: Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004.
Date: Undated
Coverage: Santa Cruz (County)
Rights: Reproduced by permission of Robert L. Nelson.
Identifier: OS-0525

Citation

Nelson, Robert L. “JONES, LORENZO ADDISON/ALLEN (1835 - 1886).” Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/133501. Accessed 6 June 2020.