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LT Otway Henry Berryman

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LT Otway Henry Berryman

Birth
Virginia, USA
Death
2 Apr 1861 (aged 46–47)
Escambia County, Florida, USA
Burial
Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, USA
Plot
20, 1866
Memorial ID
2932567 View Source

It was LT Berryman and his USS Wyandotte that gave Slemmer and his men a ride from Barrancas to Fort Pickens in January 1861 and saved that fort for the Union. While holding station in vicinity of Fort Pickens, LT Berryman succumbed to "brain fever."

He died 10 days before the Civil War began.

It was LT Berryman and his USS Wyandotte that gave Slemmer and his men a ride from Barrancas to Fort Pickens in January 1861 and saved that fort for the Union. While holding station in vicinity of Fort Pickens, LT Berryman succumbed to "brain fever."

He died 10 days before the Civil War began.


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