George Terry


BirthDec. 8, 1848
DeathJuly 27, 1932
CemeteryForest Lawn (Omaha)
PostDrury (Pender)
Unit2nd Minnesota Infantry, Company B

Private George Terry

Company B, 2nd Minnesota Infantry

Terry was born in Wisconsin on December 8, 1848. He enlisted and mustered in the regiment at Rochester, Minnesota on February 3, 1865. Terry enlisted as a substitute. He served about 5 months and was discharged on July 11, 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky.

He joined the unit during General Sherman’s Campaign of the Carolinas (January-April 1865). The unit was at the Bennett House (Raleigh NC) when General Johnston surrendered the Army of Tennessee on April 26, 1865. In addition, the regiment was part of the Grand Review of the Troops in Washington DC on May 24, 1865.

Terry died on July 27, 1932 at the age of 83 years. He is buried in the Forest Lawn Cemetery in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. Terry was a member of the Drury Post (#278) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Pender, Nebraska.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.


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