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Simon Forrester Barstow
Birth: Dec. 16, 1817
Death: Jul. 31, 1882

Civil War Brevet Brigadier General. With credentials from Harvard University, Barstow was practicing his profession as an attorney before the outbreak of the American Civil War. During this four year war, the Salem, Massachusetts native rendered service predominately on the staffs of various general officers. Beginning as a Volunteer Aide-de Camp to Frederick W. Lander in August of 1861 he had additional service as an Assistant Adjutant General on the staffs of such generals as Irvin McDowell and George G. Meade. He served thought out the war and was acknowledged for his competent service with several brevets. On March 13, 1865, he was brevetted brigadier general, United States Volunteers, for "faithful and meritorious services." On the conclusion of the war, Barstow continued in the United States Army and made it a career. He was honorably retired on June 7, 1879. (bio by: Stonewall) 
 
Burial:
Greenway Cemetery
Berkeley Springs
Morgan County
West Virginia, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 39.61768, -78.23064
 
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Originally Created by: Stonewall
Record added: Feb 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34175444
Simon Forrester Barstow
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Simon Forrester Barstow
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Simon Forrester Barstow
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