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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

Louis Howard Barry

(1843 - 1935)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Listed on 1860 Grimes County census in Anderson P.O.; age 17; born TX; son of Margaret M. Barry. He enlisted 19 July 1861 at Harrisburg, Texas as Private in Company G, 4th Texas Infantry. Appointed 4th Sergeant 11 October 1861. Promoted 3rd Sergeant (date?).

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Promoted 1st Sgt. Wounded in arm Wilderness 06 May 1864. Paroled at Appomattox 12 Apr 1865.

After the War

He lived for a time and was a grocer in Wynnewood, Indian Territory (now Oklahoma), but returned to Grimes County, Texas before 1910.

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1. His life dates from a Grimes County burial listing, with roster data from Grimes County researchers on USGenWeb. His first name is spelled Lewis in some records.

Birth

01/26/1843; Clarksville, TX

Death

02/09/1935 Navasota, TX; burial in Oakland City Cemetery, Navasota, TX

Notes

1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, pp. 159 - 161  [AotW citation 1826]