News Feature: Glimpsing the Life of John W. Jones

02.28.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

John W. Jones, a former slave, oversaw the burial of Confederate soldiers from Elmira Prison at Woodlawn Cemetery during the Civil War.

Archivist Rachel Dworkin with the Chemung County Historical Society shares details about this unsung hero.

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