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Barnes, Azariah


Age: 20, credited to Chelsea, VT
Unit(s): 12th VT INF
Service: enl 8/22/62, m/i 10/4/62, Pvt, Co. D, 12th VT INF, m/o 7/14/63

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Birth: 11/19/1841, Chelsea, VT
Death: 08/30/1916

Burial: Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 119379163


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/10/1880
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: See Benedict's Army Life in Virginia


3rd Great Grandfather of Debbie Button, Montpelier, VT

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Highland Cemetery, Chelsea, VT

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Azariah Barnes, one of the town's oldest and most respected citizens, died at his home a mile north of the village on August 30 of heart trouble, at the age of 74 years. The funeral was held from his late home on Friday, September 1, Rev. Robert Haseltine officiating, assisted by Rev. John A. Lawrence, and interment was in the family lot in Highland cemetery, the bearers being Ernest Young, John Burbank and Clinton Bowin, three sons-in-law, and Elgin D. Barnes, a brother. Mr. Barnes was a veteran of the Civil war, and is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Young, Mrs. Brown, Mrs. Burbank, Misses Minner and Vernie Barnes, one brother, Elgin D. Barnes and one sister, Mrs. Edna Cosgrove.

Source: Barre Times, Sep 16, 1916
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.