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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Edward S. Barnes

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Florida Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Meriwether County, GA, he enlisted on 26 August 1861 as Private, Company B, 2nd Georgia Infantry. On 2 May 1862 he transferred to Company F, 2nd Florida Infantry. He was wounded in action at Gaines' Farm, VA on 27 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service from Henderson,1 who has him as Edwin S Barnes, and Soldiers of Florida.2 Further details from Biographical Rosters of Florida's Confederate and Union Soldiers 1861-1865 (via the Historical Data Systems database).

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 1, pg. 383  [AotW citation 19980]

2   State of Florida, Board of State Institutions, Soldiers of Florida in the Seminole Indian, Civil and Spanish-American Wars, Live Oak (FL): Democrat Print, 1903, pg. 88  [AotW citation 19981]