Edwin A. Barrett(1843 - 1866)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company E.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the thigh in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Corporal Barrett was "shot down" while bearing the Regimental colors in action at Bristoe Station, VA on 14 October 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Wilson1. Some details from the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors Database and Clark2. Life dates from family genealogists.
|Birth Date: 10/03/1843 Place of Birth: Pitt County, NC |
Death Date: 12/11/1866 Death Place: Pitt County, NC Burial Place: Barrett-Bynum Cemetery,Pitt County,NC
1 Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15 [AotW citation 9901]
2 Clark, Walter, editor, Histories of the Several Regiments and Battalions from North Carolina in the Great War, 1861-1865, 5 vols., Raleigh and Goldsboro (NC): E. M. Uzzell, Nash Brothers, printers, 1901, Vol. 2, pg. 442 [AotW citation 10060]
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