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Confederate (CSV)


William E. Barry

(1838 - 1911)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He is listed in the 1860 Grimes County census living in Anderson P.O.; age 21; born TX; postmaster; son of Margaret M. Barry. He enlisted 19 July 1861 at Harrisburg, Texas as Private in Company G, 4th Texas Infantry. He was wounded in the arm in action at Gaines' Mill 27 June 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Confined at Ft. Delaware. Exchanged 10 November 1862. Elected 3rd Lieutenant 7 March 1864. Wounded in the arm at the Wilderness 6 May 1864. Retired for disability 28 November 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1, who lists him as a Lieutenant at Sharpsburg. His life dates from a Grimes County burial listing, with roster data from Grimes County researchers on USGenWeb.


01/16/1838 in TX


11/17/1911; burial in Oakland City Cemetery, Navasota, TX


1   Davis, Rev. Nicholas A., The Campaign from Texas to Maryland, Houston: Telegraph Book and Job Establishment, 1863, pp. 159 - 161  [AotW citation 1827]