Greer, Newton F.

Photo:  7th MS Infantry battle flag7th ms inf
Age at Enlistment:  26
Length of Service: 1861-1864

State: Mississippi

Rank:  Pvt

Unit:    7th MS Infantry Regt.

Service Record:   Enlisted in Co. H “Dalgreen Rifles” on 3 Oct 1861; Surgeon certificate from hospital lists him as sick in May 1862; present until sick in 14 Jul 1863 with surgeon cert. and by order of surgeon for fall 1863; furloughed home sick in Jan 1864 but did not return; still had surgeon’s cert. on 25 June 1864; appears they listed him initially as deserted, but was absent sick ; NFR after Jun 1864newton greer 7th MS 2Survived War: Yes

Soldier Info:  Born in Pike, MS in 1835; Died at Walthall, MS in 1913

Cemetery / Burial:  Greer Cemetery, Enon, Walthall Co., MSnewton greer 7thMSRelationship to Author:  2nd cousin 7x