Alvin Barton, Jr

Alvin Barton, Jr

Birth
Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Death 5 Dec 1900 (aged 24)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Burial Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 20968810 · View Source
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Alvin was the son of Alvin Barton and Sue Boyd of Knoxville. Alvin entered the 6th U.S. Volunteer Infantry in July 1898 and was assigned to company C under Captain Ben Hooper. Alvin showed outstanding leadership skills and earned the rank of First Sergeant. In October 1898, he was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant of that company and after the regiment was mustered out of service in March 1899, he rejoined the army and was sent to the Phillipines. He died on his way home from the Phillipines.


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  • Created by: Jeff Berry
  • Added: 16 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20968810
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alvin Barton, Jr (10 Nov 1876–5 Dec 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20968810, citing Old Gray Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Jeff Berry (contributor 46842114) .