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Col Isaac Erwin Avery
Birth: Dec. 20, 1828
Burke County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1863
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. Served during the Civil War as Colonel and comander of the 6th North Carolina Infantry. At the Battle of Gettysburg, on the evening of July 2, 1863, he led his Brigade as he stormed East Cemetery Hill trying to dislodge the Union forces. Halfway up the hill he was killed. His final words were "Tell my father I died with my face to the enemy." His body was borne to the rear and later buried at or near Ball's Bluff National Cemetery near Leesburg, but was later removed to Hagerstown, Maryland. (bio by: EFB III) 
Family links: 
  Isaac Thomas Avery (1785 - 1864)
  Harriet Eloise Erwin Avery (1795 - 1858)
  Infant Son Avery (1816 - 1816)*
  William Waightstill Avery (1816 - 1864)*
  Theodore Horatio Avery (1817 - 1822)*
  Clark Moulton Avery (1820 - 1864)*
  Adelaide Leah Avery (1822 - 1897)*
  Isaac Erwin Avery (1828 - 1863)
  Mary Ann Martha Avery Chambers (1831 - 1890)*
  Harriet Justina Avery Chambers (1833 - 1902)*
  Alphonsa Calhoun Avery (1835 - 1913)*
  Laura Myra Avery (1837 - 1912)*
  Willoughby Francis Avery (1843 - 1876)*
*Calculated relationship
Washington Confederate Cemetery
Washington County
Maryland, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 39.62894, -77.7246
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Record added: Oct 15, 2001
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Col Isaac Erwin Avery
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Col Isaac Erwin Avery
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Col Isaac Erwin Avery
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Deo Vindice, Resurgam
- Eddie Inman
 Added: Jul. 27, 2017
We still speak your name in your home town and will always do so with bowed heads.
- uncle remus
 Added: Apr. 25, 2017
May you rest in peace.
- Clarence J. DILLION
 Added: Mar. 29, 2017
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