Samuel T. Pryor was born around 1840.
Samuel was 21 years old and probably living in Newaygo County, Michigan, when he enlisted in Company K on May 13, 1861. Although he was reported AWOL in August of 1862, Samuel was serving with the ambulance corps in January and February of 1863, on duty at Brigade headquarters from March through July, absent sick in a hospital in Washington, DC from September 13, 1863, through May of 1864, and was mustered out of service on June 20, 1864.
It is not known if Samuel ever returned to Michigan.
Samuel was married to Sarah E., and by the end of the nineteenth century he was living in California where he applied for and received a pension (no. 1013686).
He was a member of the Old Third Michigan Infantry Association and was possibly living in a veterans’ home in California in 1911.
He probably died on November 5, 1923, a the Soldier’s Home in California and was buried in Los Angeles National Cemetery: plot 35 10 RW/A.
In February of 1924 his widow was living in California when she applied for a pension (no. 1635728).