Bennett G. Barnes(c. 1835 - )
Home State: North Carolina
Command Billet: Commanding Company
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted at age 26 as a Private on 10 June 1861 in the unit that became Company K, 27th North Carolina Infantry. He was elected 3rd Lieutenant on 22 April 1862, and promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 18 July 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He commanded Company K as senior officer at Sharpsburg, and was wounded in the thigh and captured in action there.
The remainder of the War:
Promoted to First Lieutenant on 30 August 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Service data from the Roster1, with detaiils from Wilson2.
1 Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 18 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-, Vol. VIII [AotW citation 10065]
2 Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15 [AotW citation 10066]
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