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Pvt Homer Boardman Barnum
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Birth: May 12, 1809
New Fairfield
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jul. 12, 1864
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

Homer B. BARNUM and his wife Eliza were admitted as communicants at the New Fairfield Congregational Church on 13 Nov 1831. Homer was a Private with Company A, 11th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, and was killed in heavy fighting near Petersburg, Virginia, during the Petersburg Campaign of the US Civil War. Homer's brother Eliakim BARNUM also served in the Civil War, as did five of Homer's six sons. His son Eben Lewis BARNUM was co-author of a well-known genealogy of the Barnum family, published in 1912. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Eliza Foote Barnum (1812 - 1867)
 
 Children:
  Theodore Henry Barnum (1837 - 1879)*
  Eben Lewis Barnum (1839 - 1922)*
  George W Barnum (1842 - 1918)*
  Frederick C. Barnum (1843 - 1863)*
  Edwin Howard Barnum (1847 - 1897)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Co. A, 11th Reg., C. V. Killed at Petersburg, VA, July 12, 1864, age 55 years
 
Burial:
Wooster Cemetery
Danbury
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
 
Maintained by: Patrick Barnum
Originally Created by: KimPS
Record added: Nov 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31586691
Pvt Homer Boardman Barnum
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Pvt Homer Boardman Barnum
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