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Federal (USV)

Private

Levi Barnes

(? - 1862)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

From Putnam County, IN, he mustered as Private, Company D, 14th Indiana Infantry on 7 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded, his thigh fractured, in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a City Hotel Hospital in Frederick, MD 28 September 1862 but died there of wounds and typhoid fever at 2:00 PM on 16 October. He was reinterred from his original burial in Frederick to the new National Cemetery, grave #3492, in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 which has him in Company B. Service from the Adjutant General.2 Hospital details from the Patient List 3 with wound detail from Nelson.4 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Death

10/16/1862 Frederick, 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 3193]

2   State of Indiana, Adjutant General's Office, and William H.H. Terrell, Adjutant General, Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana, 8 volumes, Indianapolis: (various) State Printers, 1865-1869, Vol. 4, pg. 279  [AotW citation 20617]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #491  [AotW citation 20618]

4   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 123  [AotW citation 20619]