|Birth: ||Oct. 9, 1816|
|Death: ||Sep. 27, 1862|
Husband of Charlotte Rebecca Brown Barnes
Col. Barnes was born in Kershaw District, SC and served in the South Carolina Senate representing Lancaster County.
He volunteered with Company A and served as its Captain, then resigned, returned home, and raised another company with which he entered service as a Colonel with the 12th SC.
Colonel Barnes died from wounds received at the Battle of Sharpsburg, MD, on Sept 17, 1862, while gallantly leading his command, the 12th Regt. S.C. Volunteers, to victory.
He was a husband, father, kind and constant friend, useful and enterprising citizen, unselfish and faithful statesman and gallant and patroitic soldier.
Colonel Barnes was honorably remembered in HISTORY OF A BRIGADE OF SOUTH CAROLINIANS, KNOWN AS "GREGG'S", SUBSEQUENTLY KNOWN AS "McGOWAN'S BRIGADE by J.F.J. Caldwell, lately an officer of the First Regiment S.C.V. (pgs 48 - 49).
John Barnes (1793 - 1860)
Frances Wren Barnes (1795 - 1849)
Charlotte Rebecca Brown Barnes (1819 - 1846)
Dixon Barnes (1816 - 1862)
Eliza Barnes Dixon (1818 - 1851)*
Amanda Elizabeth Barnes Brown (1825 - 1891)*
Camp Creek Methodist Church Cemetery
South Carolina, USA
Created by: BrendaB
Record added: Oct 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22058684
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