Richard Barrett(c. 1838 - 1862)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: Brooks (SC) Artillery
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He gave his age as 24 when he mustered in with Brooks Artillery on its organization on 28 January 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He died in Hospital at Manchester [Winchester?], Va., October 13, 1862, from his wounds.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Elliott1, with details by Dave Hann from his research in the Compiled Service Records, US Archives.
Death Date: 10/13/1862 Death Place: Winchester, VA
1 Elliott, William, Casualties in the Brooks Artillery, Charleston Mecrcury, Charleston: Charleston Mecrury, 1862 [AotW citation 5370]
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