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Matthew Henry Avery
Birth: Mar. 27, 1836
Middletown Springs
Rutland County
Vermont, USA
Death: Sep. 1, 1881
Geneva
Ontario County
New York, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He served during the Civil War first as Colonel and commander of the 10th New York Volunteer Cavalry, then as Colonel and commander of the 1st New York Provisional Cavalry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for “gallantry in action at Sailor’s Creek, Va., and for faithful and meritorious services”. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Ayers Avery (1795 - 1863)
  Emeline Baldwin Avery (1804 - 1878)
 
 Sibling:
  Frances E Avery Cobb (1830 - 1909)*
  Matthew Henry Avery (1836 - 1881)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Syracuse
Onondaga County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 3, Lot 13
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Aug 19, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7777437
Matthew Henry Avery
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
Matthew Henry Avery
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
Matthew Henry Avery
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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Thank you, General for your service to our country during our American Civil War. Rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Mar. 27, 2016

- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Dec. 27, 2015

- Alan Brownsten
 Added: Sep. 1, 2015
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