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Federal (USV)


James L. Barney

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From White Creek, he enlisted in Company K, 6th Wisconsin Infantry on 10 May 1861. Promoted to Corporal.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action in September 1862.

The rest of the War

Wounded again on 4 May 1864 (probably in the Wilderness, VA). Discharged 24 October 1864 for disability.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Wisconsin1.


1   State of Wisconsin, Adjutant General's Office, and Chandler P. Chapman, Adj. Gen., Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Madison: Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1886, Vol. 1, pp. 531 - 533  [AotW citation 10445]