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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Edwin A. Barrett

(1843 - 1866)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was in Company E.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the thigh in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Corporal Barrett was "shot down" while bearing the Regimental colors in action at Bristoe Station, VA on 14 October 1863.

References & 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

10/03/1843; Pitt County, NC

Death

12/11/1866 Pitt County, NC; burial in Barrett-Bynum Cemetery,Pitt County,NC

Notes

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]