Dunaway, Asa

Photo:    7th MS Infantry battle flag7th ms infAge at Enlistment: 20

Length of Service: 1861-1864

State:  Mississippi

Rank:  Pvt

Unit:    7th MS Infantry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted 13 Jul 1861 in Co. H; wounded in action severely during 2nd charge about 300 yds from breastworks of union line at Murfreesboro, TN on 31 Dec 1862 and sent to hosp by surgeon’s order; furloughed until Sep 1863 RTD; re-enlisted on 29 Jan 1864; killed in action near Atlanta, GA on 28 Jul 1864

Survived War:  No

Cemetery / Burial:  Enon Cemetery, Walthall County, MS

Soldier Info: Born in Pike, MS in 1841; Died in battles outside of Atlanta, GA in 1864

Relationship to Author:  3rd cousin 6x