This picture above was submitted by David Perry.
David's great grandfather, was Oliver H. Perry, who enlisted
in Johnstown, N.Y. on August 28, 1862. He was discharged on
October 9, 1864.
Oliver later died in Alexandria Bay, NY on March 1, 1921.
Go to: Oliver Perry's Pension Application
Oliver's brother, Samuel H. Perry, also enlisted in the 153rd on
August 28, 1862, the same day, in Johnstown.
Samuel never saw
the end of the war - he was killed in action at the Battle of Cedar
Creek, W. VA and died October 19, 1864. It is presumed Samuel is