JONES, Kiler K.

WI 15th Inf. Residence: Illinois. Born in United States. Civil War: Age 37. Enrolled for three years on 26 Sep 1861 at Quincy, Illinois. Commissioned Lieutenant Colonel, Wisconsin 15th, on 21 Dec 1861. He was not Norwegian; his wife was. He recruited Company A in Chicago. Commission revoked 1 Mar 1862. Mustered out of service on 2 Mar 1862 per order of the War Department, but General Halleck would not recognize the muster out until 5 Mar 1862. Post war: Lived at Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 boxes 76-2, 78-1; red book vol 20 p 2) (Buslett p317) (Lonn p136) (Quiner p 91,614) (Gjertveit) (TAR) (Hedberg)