George Thomas Barnes

George Thomas Barnes

Birth
Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA
Death 24 Nov 1901 (aged 68)
Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA
Burial Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 15701329 · View Source
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US Congressman. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he had a law practice in Augusta, Georgia. He joined the Confederate Army, served in the Washington Light Artillery Company of Augusta, as a 2nd lieutenant and was brevetted Major. From 1860 to 1865, he was a member of the State house of representatives and a member of the Democratic National Committee, 1876 to 1884. He was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-ninth, Fiftieth, and Fifty-first Congresses serving from 1885 to 1891. Unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 11 Sep 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 15701329
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Thomas Barnes (14 Aug 1833–24 Nov 1901), Find a Grave Memorial no. 15701329, citing Magnolia Cemetery, Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .