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Pvt Choice Asa Barber
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Birth: Jan. 22, 1843
Death: Dec. 12, 1923
Calhoun County
Florida, USA

Choice enlisted in the Confederate States Army on 2 March 1862 in Camilla, Georgia. He was mustered as a private in Company C, 51st Georgia Infantry. He was captured 3 December 1863 near Knoxville, Tennessee and sent to Camp Chase Confederate Prison in Ohio on 15 December 1863 and the entered Rock Island Confederate Prison in Illinois on 6 January 1864. Choice took the Oath of Allegiance on 17 June 1865 at Rock Island Confederate Prison and was released the following day. Information on his release record states he resided in Bainbridge, Decatur County, Georgia. He was described as light complexion, auburn hair, blue eyes, 5'9" in height and 21 years of age.

U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles
Name: Choice A Barber
Residence: Mitchell County, Georgia
Age at enlistment: 19
Enlistment Date: 22 Mar 1862
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Georgia
Service Record: Enlisted in Company C, Georgia 51st Infantry Regiment on 22 Mar 1862.
Birth Date: abt 1843
Sources: Roster of Confederate Soldiers of Georgia 1861-1865

(special thanks to Anna Marie for birth & death dates & complete service info)

Georgia Marriages, 1699-1944
Name: Choice A. Barber
Spouse: Angeline Cooper
Marriage Date: 3 Aug 1866
County: Decatur
State: Georgia

Married twice. First to Angeline Cooper on 3 August 1866 in Decatur County, Georgia. According to the 1870 census in Decatur County, Georgia, from this union they had the following children: Neal (1867) & Homer Virginia (1869). On the 1880 census in Decatur County, Georgia was listed Anna (1871), Judgean (1873) & Choice Travis (1874).

Married secondly to Martha Raybon on 24 August 1876 in Calhoun County, Florida. According to the 1880 census in Decatur County, Georgia they had John (1877) & Elizabeth (1879). On the 1900 census in Blountsville, Calhoun County, Florida they had Sim (1880), Crawford (1885), Elsie (1888), Lee (1892), Carlas (1894) & Dewey (1899). 
Family links: 
  Darius Barber (1814 - 1883)
  Annie Jerdon Godwin Barber (1815 - 1905)
  Martha Rabon Barber (1858 - 1923)
  Angeline Cooper Barber (1848 - 1875)*
  Homer Virginia Barber (1869 - 1931)*
  Judson Butts Barber (1872 - 1921)*
  Choice Travis Barber (1875 - 1946)*
  John Rhody Darius Barber (1877 - 1918)*
  Mary Elizabeth Barber Strickland (1880 - 1940)*
  James William Crawford Barber (1885 - 1936)*
  Admiral Dewey Barber (1899 - 1979)*
  Everett E Barber (1838 - 1909)*
  Choice Asa Barber (1843 - 1923)
  Anna Jane Barber Nichols (1844 - 1928)*
  Darius R. Barber (1848 - 1882)*
  Louisiana Missouri Barber Yates (1850 - 1936)*
  Joseph Mack Barber (1851 - 1923)*
*Calculated relationship
Nettle Ridge Cemetery
Calhoun County
Florida, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 30.47866, -85.04519
Created by: Martha Reid 19 UDC
Record added: Sep 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57994388
Pvt Choice Asa Barber
Added by: Mary (Maggie) Greer Thomas
Pvt Choice Asa Barber
Added by: Mary (Maggie) Greer Thomas
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May GOD Bless You Pvt CSA Choice Asa Barber ! !::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::It is on Major General Benjamin Butler's in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, the monument reads."the true touchstone of civil liberty is not that all men are eq...(Read more)
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
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- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Jun. 1, 2012
Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Sep. 1, 2010

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