Cherokee Legion

Camp 914, Sons of Confederate Veterans, Cherokee County, Georgia

Morgan Methodist Cemetery

Matthew Green Avera

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Matthew Green Avera
Private, Company C, 6th Georgia Infantry, CSA. Enlisted May, 1861, Houston County, Georgia. Fought at Yorktown Siege, Virginia, 1862; Seven Pines, Virginia, 1862; Seven Days Battles, Virginia [wounded], 1862; Gaines Mill, Virginia, 1862; Malvern Hill, Virginia, 1862; South Mountain, Maryland, 1862; Antietam, Maryland, 1862; Fredericksburg, Virginia, 1862; Chancellorsville, Virginia, 1863; Gimball's Landing, James Island, South Carolina, 1863; Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, 1863; Olustee, Florida [wounded], 1864. Returned home to recover from wound; still recovering at the end of the war.
Posted on November 26, 2009