Boyer, Hugh

Photo:   51st VA Infantry battle flag51st va infAge at Enlistment:  24

Length of Service: 1861-1865

State:  Virginia

Rank:  Pvt

Unit:   51st VA Infantry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. A on 24 June 1861; present until captured at Waynesboro, Va. on 2 Mar 1865 and sent to Ft. Delaware on 12 Mar 1865; released finally on 19 Jun 1865; Record states: 5 ft. 10 in., dark complexion, blue eyes, black hair

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:   Cedarview Cemetery, Mullen, Hooker Co., NE; civilian headstone

Soldier Info:   Born in Elk Creek, Grayson Co., VA in 1837; Died in Cherry Co., NE in 1906

Relationship to Author:  2nd cousin 4x