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S. Berry

S. Berry

Federal (USV)


Samuel Berry

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 83rd New York Infantry (9th Militia)

Before Antietam

Age 19, he enlisted in New York City to serve three years, and mustered in as Private, Company F, 9th New York Militia (83rd Infantry) on 17 September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Corporal on 1 September 1863. He was wounded again, in action in the Wilderness, VA on 6 May 1864. He transferred to Company I, 97th New York Infantry on 7 June 1864, and to Company I, 94th Infantry on 10 August, but he never actually served in either unit, being absent, wounded to the muster out of his Company on 18 July 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York1. His picture here with the kind permission of Joseph Maghe, from a CDV in his collection.


c. 1842


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1901, Ser. No. 30, pg. 508; 1902, Ser. No. 32, pp. 15, 753  [AotW citation 7358]