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C.W. Barnett

C.W. Barnett

Federal (USV)


Chauncey William Barnett

(1845 - 1915)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

From Canaan, VT, he enlisted in Company D, 5th New Hampshire Infantry giving his age as 18 (he was 16) on 26 November 1861. He was wounded at Fair Oaks, VA on 1 June 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged as disabled on 27 September 1862 at Harpers Ferry, VA. He reenlisted, as Private, Company I, 3rd Vermont Infantry on 8 December 1863 and mustered out on 24 June 1865.

After the War

He may have been in Florence, WI in 1883 (pension list).

References & notes

Basic information from Child1 and Peck2, with further details and photos of his gravestone from Tom Ledoux on his superb Vermont in the Civil War. His picture here from a photograph of unknown provenance posted on Findagrave by Victoria.


03/05/1845; Montpelier, VT


02/17/1915 Alabama Port, AL; burial in Mobile National Cemetery, Mobile, AL


1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster, pg. 5 -   [AotW citation 13372]

2   Peck, Theodore S., Adjutant General, and The Vermont Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, Revised Roster of Vermont Volunteers and Lists of Vermonters who Served in the Army and Navy of the United States During the War of the Rebellion 1861-66, Montpelier: Press of the Watchman Publishing Co., 1892, pg. 99  [AotW citation 13493]