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G.A.C. Barnett
G.A.C. Barnett

Federal (USV)


George Albert C. Barnett

(1839 - 1914)
Home State: New York
Command Billet: Regimental Adjutant
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 21 years. Enrolled April 23, 1861 at New York City; mustered in as First Lieutenant, Company B on May 4, 1861, to serve two years. Appointed Adjutant June 18, 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He resigned his commission on 24 September 1862. He enrolled May 29, 1863 at Albany and mustered in as First Lieutenant and Adjutant, Ninth Veteran Infantry. He transferred to Company G, 17th NY Veteran Infantry as First Lieutenant on October 17, 1863, and to Company B on November 1. He was appointed Adjutant on March 30, 1865 and mustered out on July 13, 1865.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Service data from State of New York1. His presence on the Campaign from Graham2. The photograph from one of unknown provenance posted on the Hawkins Zouaves website.


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 18 (for the year 1899), pg. 621; Issue 19 (for 1899), pg. 824  [AotW citation 12591]

2   Graham, Matthew John, The Ninth Regiment, New York Volunteers (Hawkins' Zouaves), New York: E.P. Coby & Company, Printers, 1900, pg. 262  [AotW citation 12592]

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