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Federal (USV)

Private

James A. Barnes

(c. 1842 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

Age 20, from Bradford County, he enlisted on 18 March 1862 in Troy. He mustered into service as Private, Company C, 12th Pennsylvania Reserves on 30 March in Harrisburg.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 Service information from Bates2 and the Card File,3 both as James Barnes. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1842

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3191]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 11206]