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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 Antietam

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.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

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

References & 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.


c. 1832 in ENGLAND


09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in 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]