: This is a photograph showing William G. Jones posing for a portrait. The caption beneath the photograph reads: "Col. W. G. Jones- Ohio Vol. Inf." Jones, a native of Cincinnati, served as Colonel of the 36th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and was killed in action in the Battle of Chickamauga on September 19, 1863.
During the American Civil War, the State of Ohio provided the United States government with three types of military units: artillery units, cavalry units, and infantry units. Ohio supplied the federal government with more than 260 regiments of men, not counting several companies that formed the basis of regiments in West Virginia, Kentucky, and Massachusetts. A total of 310,654 Ohioans served in the Northern army for varying lengths of time. View on Ohio Memory.
: AL08014 Subjects
: Portrait photography--United States--History; Soldiers--Ohio--Photographs; Ohio. Militia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 Places