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Pvt Benjamin F. Barker
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Birth: Apr. 19, 1844
Hanover County
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 20, 1913
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

The son of Nancy Anne Martin Barker and Jessie Barker.
He shares the stone with his wife, Arminta Ella Jenkins Barker.

Enlisted 14 February, 1863 by Captain MacGruder for the duration of the war. In his 'official' papers, there was a letter that read:

Camp Exol

King and Queen County

April 21, 1864

Captain: I do most respectfully recommend that Private Benj. Barker of my company be detailed for 7 days to procure a horse, which I think he would get if allowed the detail.

Signed Lt. Dietrich
There is also another letter dated December 20, 1864 which reads:
We do certify that we knew the horse of Pvt. Benj. Barker, Co.B, 24thRgt., and we appraised said horse at the time of mustering into the service at $2000.00. Signed Lt. Dietrich and 2ndLt. Jno. Alvis
Benjamin also had a brother that served in the same unit, David Barker. Another brother, William Edward Barker, fought with the 56th Virginia Infantry.

Family links: 
  Arminta Ella Jenkins Barker (____ - 1920)*
  William E. Barker (1868 - 1930)*
  Maggie Barker Stewart (1870 - 1956)*
  Alice Lee Barker Hufner (1872 - 1962)*
  Ada Caroline Barker Tiller (1874 - 1933)*
  Victoria Barker McGhee (1877 - 1933)*
  Elmer J. Barker (1878 - 1957)*
  Lilia Ann Barker Woody (1881 - 1963)*
  Myrtle Batkins (1884 - 1938)*
*Calculated relationship
Beulah Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Hanover County
Virginia, USA
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Jan 12, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17408306
Pvt Benjamin F. Barker
Added by: George Seitz
Pvt Benjamin F. Barker
Added by: George Seitz
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