Gentry, Callaway Joseph

Photo:  Callaway Gentry and likely granddaughtergentry, calloway
58th NCT flag
58th NC Infantry battle flag
Age at Enlistment:  30

Length of Service: 1862-1864

State: North Carolina

Rank:  Pvt

Unit:    58th NC Infantry Regiment

Service Record: Enlisted in Co. M on 26 Sep 1862; wounded at battle of Chickamauga on 20 Sep 1863; sent to hospital on 23 Sep 1863; furloughed from hosp; RTD Fall 1863; captured from Atlanta on 27 Jul 1864; sent to Louisville union military prison; sent north of the Ohio River on 16 Aug 1864; released at war’s end

Survived War: Yes

Cemetery / Burial:  Woodford Community Cemetery, Ashe Co., NC (Unmarked grave)

Soldier Info: Born in Ashe Co., NC in 1832;  Died in Ashe Co., NC in 1920

Relationship to Author:  2nd cousin 6x