Joseph Wesley Cox married Margaret Adaline Hickey on 2 June 1858 in Jefferson County, Tennessee. Margaret was a younger sister of Benjamin Franklin Hickey and Sarah Hickey (my 4th-great-grandmother; mother of Mary Catherine Green Jones).
His service record on Fold3 provides his age, height, hair and eye color and complexion details.
|Source: Fold3.com. Civil War service record.|
|Fold3, Civil War pension card.|
This did not stop Thomas Thornhill from getting a pension. It does show there was quite a family connection among these men from Jefferson County. Joseph Jones clearly deserted for a time during the war and joined with Captain John Thornhill. Perhaps Wesley Cox did the same.