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49th Alabama Infantry (CSA)
Ancestor Info
Name: Ervin Peter Kilfoyle BerryRank: Private Company: E

From my dads research he was in Co. C. Also from his notes he was wounded in the head at the battle of Port Hudson and lost the end of a finger. A silver plate was emplaced due to head injury. From a 1921 census of Conf. Soldiers shows he was discharged in June '63. and drawing a pension #16217. My research finds he enlisted on 2 Jan 62 in Guntersville. Was in Co. 'E' when captured on 9 Jul 63 at Port Hudson, La. Appeared on a roll of POW's paroled at Port Hudson dated 12,13 Jul 63 and 15 Jul 63. Appeared on a list of 'sick and wounded (paroled) to be sent to their homes via New Orleans and Mobile' dated 31 Jul 63, HQ Port Hudson. Then strangely appears on a 'receipt roll' for clothing, for 2nd qr, 1864. Date of issue 30 May 64. Ervin lived 89 years and died on 15 May 24 in Red Hill, Al where he ran a blacksmith shop and built wagons.

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Contact Name: Greg Claborn
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