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Charles Grandison Avery, Jr

Male 1828 - 1864  (~ 36 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Name Charles Grandison Avery 
    Suffix Jr 
    Born Jul 1828 
    Gender Male 
    Library book: The Groton Avery Clan 02093 
    Military Service Civil War, Union Army Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Enlisted in the Union Army, August 2, 1862; died of wounds received in the battle of Drury's Bluff, Virginia, July 21, 1864. 
    Attack on Fort Darling.
    Attack on Fort Darling.
    The attack on Fort Darling or the battle of Drury's Bluff as a naval amphibious battle fought in an attempt to test the defenses of Richmond, Virginia, the Confederate capital. The fort was well defended and the Union forces were forced to turn back.
    Drewry's Bluff Confederate Gun.
    Drewry's Bluff Confederate Gun.
    This gun trained on the James river is just part of what union forces came up against at Drewy's Bluff.
    Obstructions in James River.
    Obstructions in James River.
    The Confederate forces sunk ships in the James river to obstruct attacking forces.
    Died 21 Jul 1864 
    Siblings 3 siblings 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I40654  Nagel
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2019 

    Father Charles Grandison Avery,   b. 9 Apr 1796, Stonington, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ede Denison Wheeler,   b. 22 Oct 1803, Stonington, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1837, North Stonington, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 4 Nov 1823  North Stonington, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12531  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart