John Barber(1828 - 1902)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Command Billet: Soldier
Branch of Service: Cavalry
Unit: 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at Latrobe, Pennsylvania on 26 August 1861 and was mustered into Company C, 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry (64th Regiment of Volunteers) as Private on 16 September in Harrisburg.
The remainder of the War:
He was wounded in action in May (April?) 1864 (Wilderness, VA?). He mustered out of service on 12 December (October?) 1864 on disability from his wound.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Military information from his service card1 (compiled by Bates). Personal history and dates thanks to gggrandson David Halbstein, who has posted a genealogy page on him.
|Birth Date: 04/04/1828 Place of Birth: Westmoreland County, PA |
Death Place: PA Burial Place: Poke Run Church Cemetery, Apollo, PA
1 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <http://www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/archive.asp?view=ArchiveIndexes&ArchiveID=17> [AotW citation 1149]
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