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Federal (USV)


Orril W. Avery

(1838 - ?)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

From Jonesville. Enlisted in company C, Seventh Infantry, Aug. 12, 1861, at Jonesville, for 3 years, age 23.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

Wounded in action at Fredericksburg, Va., May 3, 1863. Discharged at expiration of term of service at Detroit, Mich.. Aug. 22, 1864.

After the War

His residence c. 1905 in Jackson, MI.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Michigan1.




1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 7, pp. 4 - 10  [AotW citation 12017]