Gentry, Andrew S.



Age at Enlistment: 25

Length of Service: 1863-1865

State:  Virginia and West Virginia

Rank:  Pvt

Unit:    20th VA Cavalry Regt / U.S. Navy

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. C on 5 May 1863; captured in Pocohontas, Va. on 16 Nov 1863; sent to Camp Chase, OH prison on 18 Nov 1863 after brief stay at Atheneum Prison in Wheeling, VA (later WV); record states he enlisted in U.S. Navy on 20 Jul 1864

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:  Unknown burial

Soldier Info: Born in Johnson Co., TN in 1839; Death unknown

Relationship to Author:  2nd cousin 6x

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