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Roger Jones
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Roger Jones of Washington, D.C.
Appointed from Washington, D.C., Cadet United States Military Academy 1 July 1847 (34)
Brevet Second Lieutenant, Mounted Rifles, 1 July 1851
Second Lieutenant, 24 May 1852
First Lieutenant, 26 January 1857
Regimental Adjutant, July 1854 to 24 March 1858
Captain, Assistant Quartermaster, 23 April 1861
Major, Adjutant,  12 November 1861
Lieutenant Colonel, Adjutant General Corps, 13 June 1867
Colonel, Assistant Inspector General, 5 February 1885
Brigadier General, Inspector General of the Army, 20 August 1888
Died 26 January 1889
Buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery

NOTE: He was the son-in-law of Innis Newton Palmer, Brigadier General, United States Army.



Roger Jones PHOTO
Roger Jones as a Major, circa 1861-63
Courtesy of the National Archives


Roger Jones Gravesite Photo
Photo By Michael Robert Patterson, 1999

Roger Jones Gravesite PHOTO
Photograph By M. R. Patterson, October 2002

JONES, ROGER
BRIG GEN INSPC GEN
DATE OF DEATH: 01/26/1889
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 97
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Posted: 8 January 2002 Updated: 18 October 2002 Updated: 8 March 2003 Updated: 15 December 2005
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