Henry Jones

Henry Jones was born in 1846 in New York City, New York.

Henry left New York State and moved west, settling in western Michigan sometime before early 1864.

He stood 5’10” with blue eyes, brown hair and a dark complexion and was an 18-year-old farmer possibly living in Muskegon County when he enlisted in Unassigned on February 9, 1864, at Grand Rapids for 3 years, crediting Muskegon, and was mustered the same day.

There is no further record.

However, Henry may have in fact returned to Michigan and enlisted in Unassigned, Twenty-seventh Michigan infantry on February 26, 1864 at Grand Rapids for 3 years, crediting Polkton, Ottawa County. He stood 5’9” with blue eyes, dark hair, light complexion and was a 22-year-old sailor, and was mustered the same day.

Again, there is no further record.