Berry, Larkin

Photo: portrait photo of Larkin and 23rd NC infantry battle flaglarkin berry

23rd Flag

Age at Enlistment:  24

Length of Service: 1861-1862

State:  North Carolina

Rank:  Chaplain

Unit23rd NC Infantry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted at Camp Ellis in Aug 1861 as Chaplain; transferred to F&S (Field and Staff) Officers and served in Co. G mainly; treated to dysentery 20 Mar 1862 at Chimbrazo Hosp. Richmond, Va.; NFR.  He was a Baptist minister before and after the war.

Survived WarYes

Cemetery / Burial:   Sunset Hill Cemetery, Warrensburg, Missouri;  Civilian headstone

Soldier Info:  Born in Avery Creek, Buncombe Co., NC in 1824; Died in Johnson, Missouri in 1902

Relationship to Author:  2nd cousin 6x