Private Jesse R. Butler was born ca. 1838.
He enlisted for state service on September 14th, 1861 with Captain Wilk Call’s Concordia Infantry.
He reenlisted in Davidson’s Company on March 12, 1862 at Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida.
He was absent sick at Liberty County, Florida prior to June 30th, 1862, but was present with the company after that date until his death from disease on September 30th, 1862 in a hospital at Lexington, Kentucky. He is interred at Lexington National Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky.