Jones, Marcellus Ephraim

The man who fired the first shot at the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1, 1863
Life Span
to
Full name
Marcellus Ephraim Jones
Place of Birth
Burial Place
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Free State
No. of Siblings
8
No. of Spouses
2
Family
Ephraim Jones (father), Sophia Page Jone (mother), Sarah Reese (first wife - died 1858), Naomi E. Meacham (second wife) 
Occupation
Military
Businessman
Other Occupation
Builder
Relation to Slavery
White non-slaveholder
Church or Religious Denomination
Unitarian or Universalist
Other Affiliations
Masons
Government
Local government
Military
Union Army
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