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Benjamin A. Berry
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Birth: 1817
Death: Sep. 12, 1845

Benjamin A. Berry
2D Lieut Co. C4 U.S. Inf.
Encamped with Zachary Taylor in Corpus Christi in 1845.
Died September 12, 1845 in the Dayton explosion.

Additional Information:
Military History. --- Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1837, to July 1, 1841, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to Bvt. Second Lieut. 4th Infantry, July 1, 1841. Served: in the Florida War against the Seminole Indians, 1841-42, (Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, June 14, 1842) being engaged in the Rout of Halleck Tustennuggee's band in the Big Hammock of Pilaklikaha, Apr.19,1842; in garrison at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., 1842-43, -- and Ft. Scott, Kan., 1843-45; and in Military Occupation of Texas, 1845, until by the explosion of the boilers of the steamer Dayton, in Aransas Bay, Texas, he was Killed, Sep. 12, 1845: Aged 28.

 (bio by: DMWV Graves Registry) 
Old Bayview Cemetery
Corpus Christi
Nueces County
Texas, USA
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Record added: Jul 30, 2004
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