Tuesday, May 29, 2012

John W. Berryman.

John W. Berryman.

Birth: Sept. 30, 1839, Leavenworth County, Kansas.
Death: Dec. 8, 1934, Lawton,Comanche County, Oklahoma.

Parents: Jerome C. Berryman (1810 - 1906), Sarah Culbertson Cessna Berryman (1808 - 1846)

Wife: Laura A. Matthews.

Burial: Oak Hill Cemetery, Elk City, Montgomery County, Kansas.

Civil War.

John W. Berryman, age 20, Bvt. Lieutenant Company E., Confederat Infantry, Enlisted June 22, 1861, Memphis Tennessee.  Promoted 2nd., Lieutenant Company B., May 16, 1862.  Sent on recruting service to Trans. Mississippi Dept., November, 1862.  Was in the battles of Shiloh and Corinth.  Enlisted in Company E., then to Company B., then to Company D., were he was promoted to Captain?
He was droped from the rolls October 17, 1864, absence from duty without leave.
Note. On his card it states that Sarah J., was his wife.

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