Gentry, Elijah

Photo:  37th VA Infantry battle flag37th_VA_InfAge at Enlistment: 19

Length of Service: 1861-1862

State:  Virginia

Rank:  Pvt

Unit:    37th VA Infantry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. F on 18 May 1861; Killed in action at McDowell, VA (later WV) exactly one year later on 18 May 1862

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:  Unknown burial, but likely near McDowell, WV

Soldier Info: Born in Johnson Co., TN in 1842; Died in McDowell, VA (later WV) in 1862

Relationship to Author:  2nd cousin 4x