|Birth: ||Dec. 16, 1843|
|Death: ||Jul. 11, 1922|
Co. C 49 P.V
The son of Van & Catharine (Black) Barto, in 1860 he was a farm laborer living in Ferguson Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania. He stood 5' 6" tall and had dark hair and brown eyes.
A Civil War veteran, he first enlisted and mustered into federal service at Harrisburg April 22, 1861, as a private with Co. H, 7th Pennsylvania Infantry, and honorably discharged with his company July 29, 1861. He next enlisted in Harrisburg, date not reported, mustered into federal service there August 17, 1861, as a private with Co. C, 49th Pennsylvania Infantry, and also served with Co. B, dates unknown. He was wounded at the battle of Gaines Mills June 27, 1862, and hospitalized until discharged by surgeon's certificate February 24, 1863. He last enlisted in Harrisburg August 12, 1864, mustered into federal service there August 17 as a private with Co. D, 201st Pennsylvania Infantry, and honorably discharged with his company June 23, 1865.
He married Amanda Jane Ellenberger in 1865 and fathered Della (b. @1870), Josey A. (b. @1872), John Calvin (b. 12/02/74), Lydia Frances (b. 03/28/77 - married Winfield Scott Bresle), Leroy Whitney (b. 03/02/84), Mary (b. 09/??/86), and Earnest Foster (b. 04/20/89).
Amanda Jane Ellenberger Barto (1848 - 1934)
Lydia Frances Barto Bresler (1877 - 1952)*
Created by: Tom Whitehurst
Record added: Apr 28, 2010
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Added: Dec. 17, 2013
Enlisted in the 49th PA Volunteers, Co. "C", at age 18 on 17 Aug 1861. Wounded at Garnett's Hill on 27 Jun 1862, discharged 24 Feb 1863 on account of wounds. Native of Stormtown, PA.|
Added: Jul. 20, 2010