|Birth: ||May 6, 1828|
|Death: ||May 8, 1902|
ANOTHER OLD SOLDIER GONE.
Hiram S. Barger was born in Pope County, Illinois, March 6, 1828 and died on May 8, 1902, having reached the ripe old age of seventy-four years, two months, and two days.
In 1847 Mr. Barger was married to Adaline Twitchell.
When the war broke out he enlisted in Company E of the 120th Ill. Infantry, and was mustered out at the close of the war.
In the year 1870 he moved to Kansas where he burried his wife in 1873.
Since 1889 until his death he resided with his son G. S. Barger in Clayton township.
The funeral was conducted at Eden Chapel, May 9, and the remains laid to rest in Glenwood Cemetery.
(Published in The Perkins Journal, May 16, 1902.)
[From the book Tributes Of Blue, by Pearcy and Talkington, 1996.]
Co E., 120 Ill. Inf
Hiram S. Barger
Pope County, Illinois
Enlistment Date: 14 Aug 1862
Side Served: Union
State Served: Illinois
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 14 August 1862.
Enlisted in Company E, 120th Infantry Regiment Illinois on 29 Oct 1862.Mustered Out Company E, 120th Infantry Regiment Illinois on 10 Sep 1865 at Memphis, TN.
Hiram's original surname was Shufflebarger or Shovelbarger. Husband of Adeline Twitchell.
son of Simon P. Shufflebarger & Hannah Beanard.
Maintained by: N. Dale Talkington
Originally Created by: Robert
Record added: Apr 11, 2008
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