Corp.(USA), Henry Clay Boggess, Civil War POW

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Corp.(USA), Henry Clay Boggess, Civil War POW

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Monongalia Co., Virginia (WV after 1863), United States
Death: November 16, 1864 (21)
Andersonville Prison, Macon Co., Georgia, United States (war injuries)
Place of Burial: Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville, National Historic Site, Macon County, Georgia, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Lindsay Boggess and Delilah Boggess
Brother of Cercillian Cecelia Stansberry; Nancy Catherine Beer; Haymond Boggess; Thomas C. Boggess and Mary Elizabeth Bennett

Managed by: Scott Lee Hamilton
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About Corp.(USA), Henry Clay Boggess, Civil War POW

Corporal Henry C. Boggess, Civil War prisoner, 6th West Virginia Cavalry - CPL C 6 WVA CAV

Photo & bio provided by: Christine Rea, added 5/20/2011 to Find A Grave Memorial# 51151603

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/51151603

Henry was born in Monongalia County, Virginia and moved to Upshur County, Virginia (later West Virginia).

He mustered into service in the Civil War on June 27, 1861 at French Creek, Virginia as part of Co. E 3rd West Virginia Infantry.

In June 1863 was reorganized to the 3rd West Virginia Infantry Mounted. In January of 1864 the 3rd Mounted Infantry was consolidated with other units to form the 6th West Virginia Cavalry.

Henry was in Company C. On June 26, 1864, he was captured at Springfield, West Virginia and taken to Andersonville Prison. He died there on November 16, 1864.

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Corp.(USA), Henry Clay Boggess, Civil War POW's Timeline

1843
April 10, 1843
Monongalia Co., Virginia (WV after 1863), United States
1864
November 16, 1864
Age 21
Macon Co., Georgia, United States
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Andersonville National Cemetery, Andersonville, National Historic Site, Macon County, Georgia, USA