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William Farquhar Barry
Birth: Aug. 18, 1818
Death: Jul. 18, 1879

Civil War Union Brevet Major General. He graduated from the US Military Academy in 1838, as an officer of artillery and fought in the Mexican border wars. When the Civil War began, he was a Major in the 5th US Artillery and was chief of artillery for the First Bull Run Campaign. In August 1861, he was promoted Brigadier General, chief of artillery for the Army of the Potomac. In the Peninsula Campaign, he supervised and fought at the Sieges of Yorktown, Mechanicsville, Gaines' Mill, White Oak Swamp and Malvern Hill. In 1864, he was chief of artillery in Washington, D.C., fought in the Atlanta Campaign, invasion of Tennessee and through the Carolinas. On March 13, 1865, he was brevetted Major General in the Regulars for his service in the war. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Buffalo
Erie County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 3, Lot 22
 
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Record added: Oct 25, 2001
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William Farquhar Barry
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