Ira M. Cross

Photo added by Donald Thompson

Ira M. Cross

  • Birth 23 Jul 1833 Swanzey, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA
  • Death 5 Mar 1864 Andersonville, Sumter County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Andersonville National Historic Site, Macon County, Georgia, USA
  • Plot Grave 15
  • Memorial ID 11229532


Private, Co. G, 16th Massachusetts Infantry
(3rd Brig., 3rd Div., 2nd Corps, Army of the Potomac)


The son of Benjamin and Susannah Cross.

A 27 year-old Stonecutter from Dracut, MA, Ira Cross enlisted and was mustered into service with the 16th Mass. Infantry on July 12, 1861. Taken prisoner at the battle of Gettysburg, Ira was held in prisons at Richmond. Transferred to Andersonville, he died on March 5, 1864 due to Dysentery.


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  • Created by: Donald Thompson
  • Added: 24 Jun 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11229532
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ira M. Cross (23 Jul 1833–5 Mar 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11229532, citing Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville National Historic Site, Macon County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Donald Thompson (contributor 46594704) .