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Henry W. Barry
Birth: Apr., 1840
Schoharie County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 7, 1875
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Congressman. In 1861, he helped organize a regiment of colored troops and was commissioned a 1st lieutenant in the Tenth Regiment, Kentucky Volunteer Infantry. He was promoted Colonel in command of the 8th US Colored Artillery Corps and participated in the Kentucky Wilderness Campaigns the entire Civil War. For dedication of duty, he was brevetted Brigadier General of US Volunteers in March 1865. After the war, he was admitted to the bar in 1867, commenced law practice in Columbus, Mississippi and was a member of the State Senate in 1868. In 1870, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-first, Forty-second, and Forty-third Congresses, serving until 1875. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Frank Thyson Barry (1874 - 1889)*
 
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Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Van Ness, Lot 220 East (Unmarked)
 
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Record added: Nov 24, 2001
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Henry W. Barry
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