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Dexter Colby Avery
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Birth: Aug. 25, 1845
Reading
Hillsdale County
Michigan, USA
Death: May 30, 1914
Pontiac
Livingston County
Illinois, USA

Enlisted in Company B of the Eleventh Michigan Infantry on October 24, 1862. Discharged for disabilty at Camp Chase, Ohio, on April 16, 1863. Enlisted in Company A of the Reorganized Fourth Michigan Infantry on August 5, 1864, for 3 years. Promoted to Corporal on September 2, 1865. Promoted to Sergeant on October 14, 1865. Mustered out of service on May 26, 1866, at Houston, Texas.

Sources: " Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War 1861 -1865, vol. 4", also known as the "Brown Book" and personal research from the soldier's Compiled Military Service Records and Pension Application file from the National Archives.

For Further Information See:
Fourth Michigan Volunteer Infantry 1861-1866
4th Michigan Infantry
http://www.4thmichigan.com/ 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Horace Bacon Avery (1814 - 1894)
  Mary Ann Hause Avery (1819 - 1858)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Emily Spence Avery (1847 - 1921)
 
 Children:
  Georgia A. Avery Erwin (1891 - 1943)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Hause Avery (1837 - 1923)*
  Oscar F. Avery (1841 - 1924)*
  Dillison Sunderland Avery (1843 - 1922)*
  Dexter Colby Avery (1845 - 1914)
  Anne Jeanette Avery Austin (1852 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
South Side Cemetery
Pontiac
Livingston County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: 4th Michigan Infantry
Originally Created by: Charles W Brown
Record added: Oct 22, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30771254
Dexter Colby Avery
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Dexter Colby Avery
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In memory of a dedicated soldier of the Fourth Michigan Infantry who responded to his country's "call to arms" during the American Civil War. May you rest in honor.
- 4th Michigan Infantry
 Added: Nov. 13, 2016
Thank you for your dedicated service as a soldier in the Fourth Michigan Infantry. May you rest in honor.
- 4th Michigan Infantry
 Added: Apr. 7, 2013
 
 
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