During the Civil War, Jones served in Company G of the 41st Alabama Infantry Regiment; he was killed in the Battle of Chickamauga on September 20, 1863. In the letter he discusses his own poor health ("i hav just bin pewney all this winter") and...
In the letter he discusses clothing he and other men need; poor conditions in camp; mutual acquaintances (including the Halls' son, Alex); and interactions with the Union troops. He also observes that "The war is down to a business now...I am...
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