J.L. Jones enlisted June 14, 1864 in Hall County. He was with 24th Battalion, Ga Cav until, through consolidation of units, he was transferred to Co. C, 7th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry.
Pvt Jones was listed as having been on all roll calls until October 27, 1864, missing in action. Listed as captured at Petersburg. In February '65 he was on a list of detached, paroled and exchanged prisoners.