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B.B. Jones enlisted May 13, 1862 at Savannah with Capt. Banks. He served in Co. B, 21st Bttn, Ga Cav until, through consolidation of units, he was transferred to Co. E, 7th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry.

On April 18, 1864 Cpl. B.B. Jones was absent on furlough to rejoin his company at Augusta.

Jones was captured June 11, 1864 near Trevillian Station, Va. He was sent to Fortress Monroe on June 20 and was transferred July 27, 1864 to Elmira Prison, N.Y.

Cpl. B.B. Jones died at Elmira January 17, 1865 from chronic diarrhoea. He was buried in grave # 1506.

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