Hiram Gregory Berry

Hiram Gregory Berry

Birth
Rockland, Knox County, Maine, USA
Death 3 May 1863 (aged 38)
Chancellorsville, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA
Burial Rockland, Knox County, Maine, USA
Plot Section A, Avenue 2, Lot 201
Memorial ID 19107 · View Source
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Civil War Union Major General. Killed in Action at the Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia. Entered war as Colonel of the 4th Maine Volunteer Infantry, and was with the regiment at the Battle of First Bull Run, Virginia. Promoted to Brigadier General, US Volunteers and commanded a brigade in the Army of the Potomac during the Peninsular Campaign and the Battle of Fredericksburg. Promoted to Major General, US Volunteers on November 29, 1862. Commanded the Second Division in the III Corps at the Battle of Chancellorsville. He was leading his command in trying to regain ground lost by the Army by the celebrated flank march of Stonewall Jackson when he was mortally wounded while delivering orders to his men. He died in Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker's (the AOP commander) headquarters in the Chancellors House.

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  • Added: 18 Dec 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 19107
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hiram Gregory Berry (27 Aug 1824–3 May 1863), Find a Grave Memorial no. 19107, citing Achorn Cemetery, Rockland, Knox County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .