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Hiram Gregory Berry
Birth: Aug. 27, 1824
Knox County
Maine, USA
Death: May 3, 1863
Spotsylvania County
Virginia, USA

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. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
Family links: 
  Jeremiah Berry (1787 - 1857)
  Frances A Gregory Berry (1794 - 1857)
  Almira M. Brown Berry (1827 - 1907)*
  Lucy Frances Berry Snow (1846 - 1895)*
  Jeremiah Berry (1816 - 1832)*
  William G Berry (1820 - 1858)*
  Hiram Gregory Berry (1824 - 1863)
  George W Berry (1828 - 1914)*
*Calculated relationship
Achorn Cemetery
Knox County
Maine, USA
Plot: Section A, Avenue 2, Lot 201
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Dec 19, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 19107
Hiram Gregory Berry
Added by: Russ Dodge
Hiram Gregory Berry
Added by: Russ Dodge
Hiram Gregory Berry
Added by: Russ Dodge
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Thank you for your service and sacrifice. You will not be forgotten.
- Karen M
 Added: May. 29, 2016
A tragic loss to the Union. Thank you, General for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: May. 3, 2016

- William D Berry
 Added: Dec. 24, 2015
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