Sgt Richard “Hiram” Corey

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Sgt Richard “Hiram” Corey

  • Birth 1836 Connecticut, USA
  • Death 8 Nov 1864 Florence, Florence County, South Carolina, USA
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 62775925

Hiram Corey, was a member of the 85th NY Vols., Co. G. They were nicknamed the "Plymouth Pilgrims." Hiram was from Jerusalem, NY, Yates County. He moved up the ranks and later was promoted to sergeant. The 85th fought in the Battle of Plymouth, NC, April 17-20, 1864, where, afterward, 22 officers and 478 enlisted men were missing. Hiram ended up a POW at Andersonville, GA, then later transferred to Florence, SC, where he died on November 8th, 1864. Hiram Corey is pictured to right.


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  • Created by: JFJN
  • Added: 10 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62775925
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Richard “Hiram” Corey (1836–8 Nov 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62775925, ; Maintained by JFJN (contributor 46976255) Unknown.