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T.M. Barr

T.M. Barr

Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

Thomas Melard Barr

(1843 - 1923)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 17, he enlisted as Private, Company E, 16th Mississippi Infantry on 23 April 1861. He was appointed 3rd Sergeant in April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the thigh in action at Sharpsburg, MD on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was disabled by his wound and did not return to his unit and was later a hospital clerk or post office inspector, place(s) not given.

After the War

By 1906 he was living in Kansas City, MO.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Confederate Military Service Record via the Historical Data Systems database. His wound from a casualty list in the New Orleans Picayune of 29 October 1862. His picture from one provided by Peter Miazza published in Jeff T. Giambrone's Remembering Mississippi's Confederates (2012). That photo also found in Luke Ward Conerly's Pike County, Mississippi, 1798-1876 (1909). Both books have additional service details. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

1843; Columbia, MS

Death

1923 in MO; burial in Elmwood Cemetery, Kansas City, MO