Mustered into service as a Private on July 29, 1861
Died 28 September 1862
Buried Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg Maryland
Private Jones was shot in the leg at the Battle of Antietam on September 17th, 1862. The leg was amputated a few days later but he would soon die from this wound.
Joshua left behind a wife Celia and a 16 month old son George E.
Celia filed for a "Widows" pension a little over a month after the death of her husband.