Boyer, Daniel

Photo:   51st VA Infantry battle flag51st va infAge at Enlistment:  20

Length of Service: 1861-1865

State:  Virginia

Rank:  Pvt / Cpl

Unit:   51st VA Infantry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. A on 24 Jun 1861 at Independence, Grayson Co., VA; moved to Co. K as 1st Cpl in Nov 1861; wounded in left leg and sole of foot by minie ball at Winchester on 19 Sep and admitted on 20 Sep 1864 to US Army Depot Field Hosp; prisoner of war at Winchester on 20 Sep 1864, then sent to Baltimore on 26 Oct 1864, then to Pt. Lookout, Md. and paroled/exchanged on 29 Oct 1864; NFR

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:   Palestine City Cemetery, Palestine, Anderson Co., TX; civilian headstone

Soldier Info:  Born in Independence, Grayson Co., VA in 1841; Died in Anderson Co., TX in 1932 at the age of 91;  Pension was approved upon his death in 1932

Relationship to Author:  2nd cousin 4x