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Yerby Augustus B. Cassel
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Birth: Jul. 18, 1828
Forsyth County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 10, 1901
Forsyth County
North Carolina, USA

Yerby dropped the Barney and just used Cassel after the Civil War, though other members of the family kept the name. He was the son of Frances and Anna Keller Barneycastle. He married Aurelia Ebert, who is buried at Union Ridge with their son, Robert. Yearby enlisted 1861 21st Inf, Co K, age 30, mustered in as Sergeant, promoted to Ord. Sgt., Nov 1861, and transferred to field and staff. He was presenst at hte battle of Gettysburg. He was wounded at battle of Winchester May 1862, gunshot wound to shoulder, spent 6 months in field hospitals in Virginia, returned to duty 1863. He was present at the surrender at Appomattox, and was paroled at Appomattox Court House April 9, 1865 along with two of his brothers. He fought in most of the major battles, brother Ephraim fought with him in the 21st regiment until transferred to 9th Battalion. Yerby buried in same cemetery as his parents, uncle Peter, cousin Henry White, aunt Esther White, and young son Richard. 
 
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 Parents:
  Frances W Barneycastle (1795 - 1860)
  Anna Benigna Keller Barneycastle (1805 - 1870)
 
 Spouse:
  Aurelia Amanda Ebert BarneyCassel (1846 - 1909)*
 
 Children:
  Robert Barney Cassel (1868 - 1913)*
  Richard B. Cassel (1871 - 1873)*
 
 Siblings:
  Yerby Augustus B. Cassel (1828 - 1901)
  Elizabeth Barneycastle (1831 - 1914)*
  George Barnacastle (1832 - 1904)*
  Mary Aurelia Barneycastle Clodfelter (1835 - 1916)*
  Leah Emily Barneycastle (1837 - 1915)*
  Temperence Octavia Barneycastle (1839 - 1924)*
  Ephraim B Barnacassel (1845 - 1928)*
  Francis Henry Lee Barnacassel (1846 - 1923)*
  John Romulous Barna Cassel (1848 - 1922)*
  Anna Louisa Barneycastle (1851 - 1914)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Waughtown Cemetery
Winston-Salem
Forsyth County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Maureen
Record added: Mar 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25080375
Yerby Augustus B. Cassel
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Yerby Augustus B. Cassel
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 Added: Aug. 9, 2014
Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: May. 3, 2014

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