George W. Barney

George W. Barney

Birth
Vernon Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 4 Oct 1862 (aged 19)
Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Lodi, Columbia County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 115260768 · View Source
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Civil War casualty. Served in Co. H, WI 6th Cavalry. Killed in action at Corinth MS. Buried at Mt. Pleasant Cem., Lodi, WI - See Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War - Grave registrations.
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George W. BARNEY (1843-1862) enrolled as a private in the 6th Independent Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery on 19 Sept. 1861 at Prairie du Chein, Wisconsin. He was killed in action in the Battle of Corinth, Mississippi on 4 October 1862. In 1867 his mother, Mary Ann (TRACEY) BARNEY HILL applied for a dependent parent's pension. His sister, Emily A. C. (BARNEY) DeCOURCY applied for a pension in 1884. His Mother's Pension File #Mo.C-268,674 contains a letter written by George BARNEY to his mother from Mississippi on 30 June 1862.
I have have other letters written to his mother during the Civil War. Bill DeCoursey decoursey@earthlink.net
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  • Created by: William DeCoursey
  • Added: 10 Aug 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 115260768
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George W. Barney (31 Jan 1843–4 Oct 1862), Find a Grave Memorial no. 115260768, citing Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Lodi, Columbia County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by William DeCoursey (contributor 46613311) .