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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Morris W. Barnes

(c. 1828 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Enlisted as Private in Company I, 15th NC Infantry on 15 July 1862 at age 34.

On the Campaign

Killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Originally buried "on west side of Mayer's old graveyard." Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, who has him as W.W. Barnes. Service data from Moore2. May now be buried in Bennett Barnes Cemetery, Roanoke Rapids, NC.

Birth

c. 1828

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD

Notes

1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4429]

2   Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 1, pp. 545 -  [AotW citation 7470]