Frederick George Barry was born in Woodbury, Tennessee. He served in Company E, 8th Regiment Confederate Cavalry. Served in the Mississippi State Senate from 1875-79, in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1884-88, and elected Mississippi State Senator in 1907. Source: THE OFFICIAL AND STATISTICAL REGISTER OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, 1908 by Dunbar Rowland (Nashville, Tenn., 1908), pp. 1011-12, including this portrait.