(1834 - 1893)
Home State: New York
Command Billet: Brigade Commander
Branch of Service: Infantry
see his Battle Report
He was a lawyer in Binghamton and Elmira before the War. In May 1861 he was commissioned Captain in the 27th New York Infantry, was promoted to Major, and fought at First Bull Run. In September he was appointed Colonel, and led his Regiment on the Peninsula campaign and at the Seven Days.
On the Campaign
He was in command of the 2nd Brigade of the 1st Division/Sixth (VI) Corps in Maryland.
The rest of the War
In October 1862 he was appointed Brigadier General of Volunteers, his appointment expired, and he was reappointed in March 1863. He led the 2nd Brigade at Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and Mine Run in 1863. He commanded the 3rd Brigade/1st Division/Fifth Corps at the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Cold Harbor in 1864, and at Petersburg, and Appomattox in 1865.
After the War
He was US Minister to Sweden and deputy commissioner of pensions under President Grover Cleveland.
References & notes
More on the Web
See a group photograph of Bartlett and other officers of the Sixth Corps earlier in the war on the Peninsula of Virginia in May 1862, over on the blog.
11/21/1834; Binghamton, NY
1/14/1893; Baltimore, MD; burial in Arlington National Cemetery , Arlington, Virginia