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H. Barnett
H. Barnett

Federal (USV)


Henry Barnett

(c. 1832 - 1862)
Home State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a 30 year old cigar maker from Suffield. He mustered into service 12 August 1862 as Private in Company D of the 14th Connecticut Infantry.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He was originally buried on the Otto Farm at Sharpsburg, and his wife later had his body returned to Connecticut.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ingersoll1. Thanks to John Banks for posting his research about Barnett and a photograph of him on his blog. The original image is in the collection of the Connecticut State Library.

Birth State: ENGLAND    
Death Date: 09/17/1862    Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD    Burial Place: Old Center Cemetery, Suffield, CT


1   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pp. 647 - 663  [AotW citation 5517]

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