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Federal (USV)


Hiram Barnes

(c. 1828 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 77th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 33, he enlisted at Westport for three years and mustered as Corporal, Company A, 77th New York Infantry on 1 October 1861. He was promoted to Sergeant in January 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot (flesh wound) in the thigh in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Hoffman Farm Hospital at Sharpsburg, a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD, then on to one in Philadelphia, PA. He was discharged for disability at the Convalescent Camp in Alexandria, VA on 10 February 1863.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. His service from the Adjutant General.2


c. 1828


1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 123  [AotW citation 16278]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1901, Ser. No. 29, pg. 432  [AotW citation 22495]