Henry Fry Dunnels was born on October 15, 1835 at Ipswich, Massachusetts and was the first man from that town to volunteer for Civil War service.
He was promoted to Masters Mate on March 30, 1863 and appointed Gunner on November 5, 1863.
His GAR sketch mentions that he was wounded at Deep Bottom, Virginia.
On October 7, 1864 Dunnels was discharged from naval service.
Dunnels appears to have spent most of his life in Ipswich and died there on October 12, 1917.
Mary Frances Brigham Coffey-Dunnels
1845–1917 (m. 1884)
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