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Levi C. Fry

Levi C. Fry was born in Chanceford Township, York Co., Penn., March 25, 1843, and is a son of John and Christina (Blouse) Fry, also natives of this township. His grandfather, John Fry, was a native of Lancaster County, Penn.

He was reared on the farm, and in 1861 enlisted in the Eighty-seventh Pennsylvania Volunteers, 87th Regiment. He was at the battles of Winchester, Kelly's Ford, Mine Run, Wilderness, and was wounded at Locust Grove, November 27, 1863, and also took part at Horse Shoe Bend, Spottsylvania, Cold Harbor and Bermuda. At the battle of Petersburg he was captured. June 22, 1864, and was confined at Bell Island, Castle Thunder, Libby and Andersonville prisons. He was released April 28, 1865, and discharged June 18, 1865.

After the war he returned to Chanceford Township, and engaged in farming. Mr. Fry was married, March 22, 1866, to Miss Cevella A. Hoover, daughter of Philip and Elizabeth Hoover, of Manchester Township. Mr. Fry has served as township auditor, and is a church member.

Source: York County, Pennsylvania Biographical History, John Gibson, Chicago: F.A. Battey Publishing Co., 1886.

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