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Charles Colcock Jones, Jr

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Name  Charles Jones,
Role  Politician
Parents  Charles Colcock Jones

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Died  1893, Montrose, Georgia, United States
Education  Harvard Law School, Princeton University
Books  Gullah folktales from the, The Dead Towns of Georgia, Reminiscences of the Last Days - De, Historical Sketch of Tomo‑chi, Antiquities of the Southern

Charles Colcock Jones Jr. (October 28, 1831 - July 19, 1893) was a Georgia politician, attorney, and author. He was the mayor of Savannah immediately prior to Sherman's March to the Sea.


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Charles C. Jones Jr. was born October 28, 1831, in Savannah, Georgia, the son of Charles Colcock Jones, a Presbyterian minister. He graduated with a bachelor's degree from Princeton University in 1852 then followed with a law degree from Harvard University in 1855. He became mayor of Savannah in 1860. Because of the war, Jones nearly lost his fortune and had to move to New York City. He was elected a member of the American Antiquarian Society in 1869. In 1877 he moved back to Augusta, Georgia. On July 19, 1893, he died of Bright's disease.

Literary works

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He published almost one hundred writings, including the following notable books:

Charles Colcock Jones, Jr. Title Marker Historic Markers Across Georgia
  • Historical Sketch of the Chatham Artillery (1867)
  • The Siege of Savannah in December, 1864 (1874)
  • Antiquities of the Southern Indians, particularly of the Georgia tribes (1878)
  • The Dead Towns of Georgia (1878)
  • History of Georgia (1883)
  • Negro Myths of the Georgia Coast (1888)

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