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Barber, William

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 25, credited to Bakersfield, VT
Unit(s): 9th VT INF, 17th VT INF
Service: enl 6/23/62, m/i 7/9/62, Pvt, Co. H, 9th VT INF, dis/dsb 2/10/63; enl 10/24/63, m/i 1/5/64, Pvt, Co. A, 17th VT INF, wdd, Spotsylvania, 5/12/64, pow, Poplar Spring Church, 9/30/64, d/prison 2/17/65, Salisbury NC (pneumonia)

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VITALS

Birth: abt 1837, Canada
Death: 02/17/1865

Burial: Salisbury National Cemetery, Salisbury, NC
Marker/Plot: No_Marker; probably In trenches
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: Cemetery photograph shows trenches behind the monument where this soldier is probably buried.

Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.


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Salisbury National Cemetery, NC

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Obituary

Vermont Soldiers who died at Salisbury, N. C., in January and February, 1865:
William Barber, A, 17th.

Source: Vermont Watchman and State Journal, March 31, 1865.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.