Walter C. Newberry
Lambert M. SurhoneISBN: 978-6-1320-0803-9;
Walter Cass Newberry (December 23, 1835 - July 20, 1912) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.Newberry was born in Sangerfield, New York and enlisted in the Union Army during the Civil War as a private in the Eighty-first Regiment, New York Volunteers. He was promoted to lieutenant in 1861, captain in 1862, major of the Twenty-fourth Regiment, New York Cavalry, in 1863, lieutenant colonel and colonel in 1864, and was brevetted brigadier general March 31, 1865.He moved to Petersburg, Virginia, in 1865, and served as mayor of Petersburg in 1869 and 1870, resigning in the latter year. He moved to Richmond, Virginia, in 1870, and was Superintendent of public property for the State for four years.
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