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Confederate (CSV)


Bennett G. Barnes

(1834 - 1893)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Wayne County, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 27th North Carolina Infantry on 10 June 1861. He was commissioned 3rd Lieutenant on 22 April 1862, and 2nd Lieutenant on 18 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He commanded Company K at Sharpsburg and was wounded in the thigh in action there on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to First Lieutenant on 30 August 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilson1 and the Historical Data Systems database, citing North Carolina Troops 1861-65, A Roster. His gravesite is on Findagrave. He married Zilpha Peacock in 1867 Johnston County, NC. She was Pvt. David Woodard Peacock's sister (thanks to G-G-Grandson Randy Peacock).




08/23/1893; Johnston County, NC; burial in Whaley-Barnes Cemetery, Fremont, 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 10076]