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Capt Henry C. Barker
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Birth: 1841
Terre Haute
Vigo County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jun. 27, 1864

Captain Co F 74th Illinois Infantry.
Residence ROCKFORD, WINNEBAGO CO, IL Age 21 Height 6' Hair LIGHT Eyes BLUE Complexion LIGHT Marital Status SINGLE Occupation PRINTER
Nativity TERRE HAUTE, VIGO CO, IN

Service Record
Joined JUL 21, 1862 ROCKFORD, IL
Joined By H C BARKER Period 3 YRS
Muster In SEP 4, 1862 ROCKFORD, IL
KILLED AT KENESAW MOUNTAIN JUN 27, 1864
-ILLINOIS STATE ARCHIVES

BARKER, HENRY C
DATE OF DEATH: 06/27/1864
BURIED AT: SECTION G SITE 8349
-VA Nationwide Gravesite Locator
The original grave number was 'VV'.
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Thirty-five men were buried in a pit about 1/2 mile south of Dr. Ballenger's house and 40 feet in the rear of the Union breastworks. Only three men were named, i.e., Captain Henry Barker, Sergt Sylvanus O Troxell, and Charles Shreeve, all of the 74th Illinois. The 74th Illinois reported 2 Officers and 15 men killed in action on June 27:
Co A
Corpl Robert J Coulter
Co B
Capt David O. Buttolph, grave C-2327
Sergt George Rugg
Corpl Alfred Williams
Hiram Billick
Gilson Henderson
Co C
Sergt Bradford A Champlin, grave G-8153 (His body was found 10 feet south of the above described pit.)
Edward Dobson
Co D
Hiram Stilwell
Co F
Captain Barker, grave G-8349
Sergt Troxell, grave G-8043
Co G
Michael McCue
Co H
Heman Campbell
Welcome B Kider
Peter A Petterson, KIA June 23.
Co I
Captain Frederick W Stegner, grave H-8633 (body found 250yds south of the Dallas road)
Sergt John A Mularkey, DoW June 28
Corpl Frederick Hensey
Austin Inman
L H VanVolkenburg
Co K
Charles Shreeve grave G-8044

Some of the Unknowns in the pit were undoubtedly men of the 74th Illinois who were killed on June 27. They were buried in graves G8045-8058 & G8135-8152.
 
 
Burial:
Marietta National Cemetery
Marietta
Cobb County
Georgia, USA
Plot: G 8349
 
Created by: Janet
Record added: Sep 12, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29768732
Capt Henry C. Barker
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Capt Henry C. Barker
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Capt Henry C. Barker
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