Historical Rosters Database
Walter Scott JonesRoster ID 949
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1859|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Walter Scott Jones, Class of 1859: Born- 1837 (Some records give date of birth February 1838). Matriculated from Tappahannock, Va. At VMI 1 month. Military Record: Unofficial source says officer with CS forces in western Va early in war (probably state service). Enlisted June 10, 1861 at West Point for 1 year as Private, Company H, 9th Va Cavalry. Absent without leave late 1861. To Company F August 10, 1862. Absent sick June 1863. No further record found. Post War Career: Civil engineer, surveyor, and land dealer. To Texas post war. Surveyor for Texas & Pacific Railroad; for Childress Company, Tx 1888. To Liberty, Tx 1892. Died- July 29, 1915.|