Peter Gary, III - Civil War Soldier

Peter Gary, III is the grandson of Peter Gary, Sr. through his son Peter, Jr.

Peter Gary was born 29 Oct 1839 and was 24 when he enlisted as a soldier in the Union Army July 16, 1863. He served in Company B, 46th Pennsylvania Infantry. He contracted rheumatism in the winter of 1863 in Tennessee. During the Battle of Peachtree Creek, Sherman's final assault on Atlanta) when more than 6000 were killed on July 20, 1864, a percussion cap hit his left eye, nearly blinding him. Peter was discharged July 16, 1865. He lived most of his life in Aleppo Twp., Greene County, PA. He filed for his disability pension in 1890 from Cameron, Marshall County, WV. He received $144 a year.

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Peter Gary II - Military Record.

Peter Gary III - Civil War Pension.

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