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Federal (USV)


Joshua L. Barnes

(1841 - 1862)

Home State: Ohio

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd Ohio Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20, from Geauga County, he enlisted on 18 May 1861 and mustered as a Private in Company A, 23rd Ohio Infantry on 11 June.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from State of Ohio1.Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.




09/14/1862; Fox's Gap, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   State of Ohio, Roster Commission, Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, 12 Volumes, Akron: The Werner Company, 1893-95, Vol. 3, pp. 72 - 75  [AotW citation 8130]

2   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3192]