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Sgt Richard "Hiram" Corey
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Birth: 1836
Connecticut, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 1864
Florence County
South Carolina, USA

Hiram Corey, was a member of the 85th NY Vols., Co. G. They were nicknamed the "Plymouth Pilgrims." Hiram was from Jerusalem, NY, Yates County. He moved up the ranks and later was promoted to sergeant. The 85th fought in the Battle of Plymouth, NC, April 17-20, 1864, where, afterward, 22 officers and 478 enlisted men were missing. Hiram ended up a POW at Andersonville, GA, then later transferred to Florence, SC, where he died on November 8th, 1864. Hiram Corey is pictured to right. 
Family links: 
  Charles Corey (1791 - 1871)
  Matey Briggs Corey (1802 - 1883)
  Dwight Tyler Corey (1824 - 1896)*
  Elizabeth Corey Huey (1825 - 1900)*
  Richard Corey (1836 - 1864)
*Calculated relationship
Created by: JFJN
Record added: Dec 10, 2010
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Sgt Richard Hiram Corey
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