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G.S. Barnes
G.S. Barnes

Federal (USV)


Gideon S. Barnes

(c. 1830 - 1862)
Home State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
A laborer from Burlington, he enlisted on 26 July 1862 and mustered into Company K in August.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action - through the leg above the knee - on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
Died of wounds in November 1862 at his father's home in Burlington, CT.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ingersoll1, with details from John Banks. The photograph here from a CDV owned by Lester Larrabee, kindly provided by John.

Death Date: 11/17/1862    Death Place: Burlington, CT    Burial Place: Forestville Cemetery, Bristol, 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. 661 - 663  [AotW citation 5603]

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