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Federal (USV)


George M. Barnard

(? - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From Berlin, CT he enlisted as Private, Company D, 5th Connecticut Infantry on 22 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He died of disease at Sharpsburg, MD on 21 November 1862.

After the War

He was reinterred from his original burial to the National Cemetery about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History,1 as George W. Barnard. His service from the Record 2 via the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


11/21/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3188]

2   State of Connecticut, Adjutant General's Office, and AGs Smith, Camp, and Barbour, and AAG White, Record of Service of Connecticut Men in the Army and Navy of the United States during the War of the Rebellion, Hartford: Press of the Case, Lockwood, and Brainard Company, 1889  [AotW citation 25057]