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 Horace Barnes

Horace Barnes

Birth
Fowler, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA
Death 16 Jun 1864 (aged 24)
Cobb County, Georgia, USA
Burial Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, USA
Plot H-8396
Memorial ID 3946482 · View Source
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Co D 60th New York Infantry

BARNES, HORACE.—Age, 21 years. Enlisted, October 2, 1861, at Ogdensburg, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. D, October 30, 1861; re-enlisted as a veteran, December 14, 1863; killed in action, June 16, 1864, at Golgotha [Gilgal Church / Pine Mt], Ga.
-New York AG

3rd Brigade, 2nd Division. 20th Army Corps at time of his death.

No. 237.
Report of Capt. Thomas Elliott, Sixtieth New York Infantry. HDQRS. SIXTIETH REGT. NEW YORK VETERAN VOLS., Atlanta, Ga., September 8, 1864. SIR: The following report of the operations of this regiment during the campaign commencing May 2, 1864, and ending with the capture of Atlanta, September 2, 1864, is most respectfully submitted...

...The march to Kenesaw, June 15 to 27. The regiment, with the brigade, advanced at 12 m[idday]. two or three miles in line of battle; engaged the enemy's skirmishers heavily, driving them into their works, and halted all night 150 yards from the rebel works, protected by a knoll from their fire. We built works on this knoll with our bayonets and cups. We received orders at 11.30 p.m. to fall back to a more advantageous position, which we reached and fortified strongly during the night. Casualties during the day, 18 men killed and wounded. On the evening it was ascertained that the enemy had evacuated their works, which were immediately occupied by our troops. Advanced with our brigade at 11 a.m., the enemy shelling us, and arrived at Golgotha [Gilgal] in the afternoon, formed in a hollow in support of Wheeler's battery, which was actively engaged with the enemy's battery. We advanced during the night to the hill upon which the battery was placed, and fortified it strongly. The enemy evacuated the works in our front on the morning of the 19th...
-from OR, Series 1 - Volume 38 (Part II), page 284.

Notes from one who removed the bodies to the National Cemetery:
5 1/2 miles west of Marietta, Ga., on side of Dallas Road. One grave. The death date was June 17, 1864, 17 crossed out, and replaced with June 16, 1864.


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  • Created by: Janet
  • Added: 4 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3946482
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Horace Barnes (Nov 1839–16 Jun 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3946482, citing Marietta National Cemetery, Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Janet (contributor 46573654) .