★  Terry, Henry Dwight

Henry Dwight Terry

Born: March 16, 1812

Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut

Father: Henry Terry 1771 – 1827
(Buried: Enfield Cemetery, Enfield, Connecticut)​

Mother: Julia Ripley 1792 – 1881
(Buried: Enfield Cemetery, Enfield, Connecticut)​

Wife: Louisa Marion Clemens 1822 – 1890
(Buried: Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton, Michigan)​


Julia R. Terry Dwight 1859 – 1916​
(Buried: Elmwood Cemetery Detroit Michigan)​

Occupation before War:

Attorney in Detroit Michigan​

Civil War Career:

1861: Organizer of 5th Michigan Infantry Regiment​
1861 – 1862: Colonel of 5th Michigan Infantry Regiment​
1861 – 1862: Served in the Defenses of Washington, D.C.​
1862: Served in the Peninsula Campaign in Virginia​
1862: Wounded by a spent ball at the Battle of Williamsburg​
1862 – 1865: Brigadier General Union Army Volunteers​
1863: Served with Keyes Corps at Baltimore Cross Roads​
1863: Served in the Mine Run Campaign in Virginia​
1863 – 1865: Commandant of Johnson’s Island Union Prison​
1865: Resigned from the Union Army on February 7th

Occupation after War:

1865 – 1869: Attorney in Washington, D.C.​

Died: June 22, 1869

Place of Death: Washington, D.C.

Cause of Death: Bright’s disease of the kidneys

Age at time of Death:
57 years old

Burial Place: Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton, Michigan
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