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Sgt James M. Berry
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Birth: unknown
Death: Jun. 17, 1864

James M Berry
1st. Alabama Cavalry
Age: 19
Birthplace: Blount Co., AL
Rank at enlistment: Private
Company Assignment: D
9/19/1863 Prisoner of War Chickamauga, GA
4/19/1864 Enlisted Decatur, AL
5/3/1864 Sent to Hospital Andersonville, GA
6/16/1864 Mustered In Decatur, AL
6/17/1864 Died
James M. Berry was mustered in to Co A 1st AL & TN Vidette Cavalry as a Sgt. on Aug 28, 1863 at Stevenson, AL. On Sept 4, 1863 Co A. was ordered to Larkinsville, AL to do duty as scouts until they could be furnished with horses, on Sept 26, 1863 Co A along with members of the 4th Indiana Cavalry were guarding the Government saw mill, just east of Larkinsville known as Hunts Mill. Some time that day they were attacked by rebel forces belonging to the 4th AL Cavalry, the union men were overwhelmed by the attack with several killed and captured, Sgt. James M. Berry was among those captured. He was imprisoned at Andersonville, GA, where he suffered in inhumane conditions until he died on June 17, 1864...One day after his company was mustered out service in Stevenson, AL.
 
 
Burial:
Andersonville National Cemetery
Andersonville National Historic Site
Macon County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Bev
Record added: Jan 16, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10332594
Sgt James M. Berry
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