Sam Jones
United States Army officer
Sam Jones
Samuel Jones was a major general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.
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Dothan man charged with attempted assault on police - Dothan Eagle
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According to a Dothan police statement, police arrested Sam Jones James III, 53, of North Pontiac Avenue, and charged him with three felony counts of attempted second-degree assault, third-degree burglary and first-degree receiving stolen property
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Hong Kong's Choi family calls off RAB deal - Financial Times
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Hong Kong's billionaire Choi family has backed out of plans to acquire funds from RAB Capital, the beleaguered London-based hedge fund manager. The move comes amid further steep losses for RAB's investment
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Market turmoil lands hedge funds with big losses - Financial Times
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Not for the first time, the hedge fund industry has failed to live up to its name. August, it now seems likely, will be the industry's worst month since October 2008, when the collapse of Lehman Brothers triggered a worldwide sell-off
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Boomtown Days visitors say food, music the draw - Joplin Globe
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Sam Jones had found his reason for attending Boomtown Days. “I just came to eat some funnel cake,” he said Thursday as he and girlfriend Trisha Tupper shared a fried delicacy. Chelse Vanderford, of Joplin, cools off with a refreshing treat Thursday
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Mobile Mayor Sam Jones to leave Ladd Stadium board in place for football season - The Huntsville Times - al.com (blog)
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By Robert McClendon, Press-Register Mobile Mayor Sam Jones said Monday that he will leave the Ladd-Peebles Stadium board in charge of the facility for the upcoming football season, but he ultimately plans to bring the stadium under direct city control
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Sam Jones submits conservative Mobile budget, warns of future revenue needs ... - al.com (blog)
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By Robert McClendon, Press-Register (Press-Register/Victor Calhoun)Mobile Mayor Sam Jones' proposed 2012 general-fund budget aims to keep the city in the black despite a precipitous drop in projected revenue. MOBILE, Alabama -- Mobile Mayor Sam Jones'
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Mobile City Council delays action on curfew, pants sagging ordinances - al.com (blog)
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By Robert McClendon, Press-Register Pictured are Mobile Mayor Sam Jones and Deputy Chief James Barber at a recent community meeting held to discuss a proposed teen curfew. (Press-Register/JD Mercer) MOBILE, Alabama -- The Mobile City Council this
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Community Speaks Out on Crime Package - WKRG-TV
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MOBILE, Alabama - It's been three weeks since Mobile Mayor Sam Jones unveiled his crime initiative for the city, but before it goes to a vote at the city council meeting August 23, officials want feedback from the people it would effect
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Lanes reopen for Brickyard 400 traffic - Fox 59
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The Indiana Department of Transportation re-opened the ramp from Interstate 465 South to Sam Jones Expressway West near the airport Friday. The ramps from I-465 North to I-74 West, I-465 North to Sam Jones Expressway and I-465 South to I-70 East all
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Opening Night of "Hairspray" - Arlington Connection
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TC Williams 2010 graduate Maria Simpkins and rising TC senior Sam Jones celebrate at the opening night reception for 'Hairspray' at The Little Theatre of Alexandria. Jones plays the lead role of teen heartthrob Link Larkin in the award-winning musical
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CEO Heart Walk Check 2011 - al.com
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By Mike Kittrell Nearly a dozen local business and community leaders, including Mobile Mayor Sam Jones and Austal USA president Joe Rella, are taking part in an executive leadership challenge with the American Heart Association, pledging to make
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Mobile city council delays action on ordinances - WALA-TV FOX10
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It's part of an anti-crime package introduced by Mayor Sam Jones. Mobile police said kids as young as nine years old are being arrested for everything from public intoxication and burglary to attempted murder. Tuesday, Mobile Mayor Sam Jones proposed a
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Mayor Jones Talks About Miami Visit - WKRG-TV
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News 5 caught up with mayor Sam Jones this weekend after his trip to Miami. Mayor Jones has been approaching other cruise lines in attempts to bring them to Mobile. MOBILE, Alabama - News 5 caught up with mayor Sam Jones this weekend
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Mayor Sam Jones unveils crime package - WALA-TV FOX10
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(WALA) - Mobile Mayor Sam Jones rolled out an anti-crime package Wednesday that targets teenagers and baggy pants. A recent rash of juvenile violence sparked the proposed changes. Mayor Jones said it's about holding parents accountable and upholding
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Mobile Maritime Museum needs $3M more - WALA-TV FOX10
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Mayor Sam Jones said the project has been pay-as-you-go from the start, but more funding is needed. Jones' proposal has the city re-financing bonds. City council has questions concerning the additional funding, considering the city has already paid out
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Timeline
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1887
    Age 67
    Died on July 31, 1887.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1873
    Age 53
    From 1873 to 1875, Jones served as president of the Maryland Agricultural College.
    More Details Hide Details Jones died in Bedford Springs, Virginia, and is buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia.
  • FORTIES
  • 1865
    Age 45
    In February 1865, Jones was named the commander of the Department of Florida and South Georgia, a post he held until the end of hostilities, when he surrendered at Tallahassee on May 10, 1865.
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    He then commanded the district of South Carolina until January 1865.
    More Details Hide Details When the Union Navy began shelling Charleston, South Carolina, Jones placed fifty captured Federal officers brought into town under guard. He then advised Union Maj. Gen. John G. Foster to stop the bombardment unless he wanted to risk killing his own men. An irate Foster retaliated by placing captured Confederates, including Brig. Gen. M. Jeff Thompson, directly in the line of fire from Jones's guns.
  • 1863
    Age 43
    The September 1863 Battle of Blountville was the initial step in a Union attempt to force Jones and his command to retire from East Tennessee.
    More Details Hide Details Jones was replaced in favor of General John C. Breckinridge.
  • 1862
    Age 42
    From December 4, 1862, until March 4, 1864, Jones commanded the Department of Western Virginia, with his headquarters at Dublin, Virginia.
    More Details Hide Details He was in general charge of the operations in defense of the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad and the vital salt mines.
    He was promoted to major general on March 10, 1862.
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  • 1861
    Age 41
    He was promoted to colonel in recognition of his service, and on July 21, 1861, to brigadier general.
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    With the secession of Virginia in 1861, Jones was commissioned as a major in the state corps of artillery.
    More Details Hide Details He later joined the Provisional Confederate Army and served as chief of artillery and ordnance.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1846
    Age 26
    He returned to West Point 1846 - 51, where he was assistant professor of mathematics and a tactics instructor.
    More Details Hide Details Immediately prior to the American Civil War he was on the staff of the Judge Advocate of the Army in Washington, D.C.
  • 1841
    Age 21
    Jones was born at "Woodfield", his parents' plantation in Powhatan County, Virginia. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1841 and was brevetted as a second lieutenant in the 2nd Artillery Regiment.
    More Details Hide Details He was initially posted to Houlton, Maine, during a boundary dispute with Canada.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1819
    Born
    Born on December 17, 1819.
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