Mustered into service as a Private on March 3rd, 1864
Born 27 January 1847
Died 13 October 1867
Buried Bluff Point Cemetery, Jay County Indiana
Private Cherry was severely wounded a the Battle of Petersburg Virginia on June 18th, 1864 that resulted in the amputation of his right leg at the thigh. He was discharged for disability on June 13th 1865.
He filed for a pension in July of 1865.