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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