WARD, Jonas P.

IA 31st Inf Co C. Residence: Waterloo, Iowa. Born in Sweden. Civil War: Age 22. Enlisted 20 Aug 1862. Mustered 24 Sep 1862. Private. Promoted to Sergeant 11 Mar 1863. Promoted to First Sergeant 31 Mar 1863. Wounded slightly 28 Jun 1864 at Kenesaw Mountain, Georgia. Promoted to Second Lieutenant 16 Jul 1863. Killed in action 7 Aug 1864 at Atlanta, Georgia. Buried in National Cemetery, Marietta, Georgia, section H, grave 789. Sources: (ISW-III cd p100)