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Sgt Henry B Parrish

Sgt Henry B Parrish

Birth
Kentucky, USA
Death 18 Mar 1864 (aged 37–38)
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Plot B, 2210
Memorial ID 3293386 · View Source
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Henry B Parrish age 35 of Marengo,Iowa nativity Kentucky enlisted Jun 24 1861 into Co G 7th Iowa Infantry.
Promoted Sgt Jan 1 1862.

Based on muster and death date Henry would have participated in the following major battles:

Belmont,Missouri (Nov 7 1861)
Ft Donelson,TN (Feb 15 1862)
Shiloh,Tn (Apr 6-7 1862)
Siege of Corinth (May 1862)
Battle of Corinth (Oct 3-5 1862)

Participated in multiple smaller skirmishes around Corinth MS rest of 1862 and 1863. Went into winter quarters late 1863 Pulaski,TN enduring severe privation due to inclement weather, rude huts for accommodations and nearest supply depot 36 miles away.

Henry B Parrish died Mar 17 1864 US Hospital Louisville,KY Buried Cave Hill Nat Cemetery Sec B Range 16 gr 50


Inscription

2210
H.B.PARRISH
IOWA


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  • Maintained by: K L Bonnett
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 4 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3293386
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Henry B Parrish (1826–18 Mar 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3293386, citing Cave Hill National Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by K L Bonnett (contributor 46868590) .