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 James Albert Barber

James Albert Barber

Birth
Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 26 Jun 1925 (aged 83)
Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
Burial Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
Plot Section 21, Lot 385
Memorial ID 5859143 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Corporal in Company G, 1st Rhode Island Volunteer Light Artillery. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Petersburg, Virginia on April 2, 1865. His citation reads “Was one of a detachment of 20 picked artillerymen who voluntarily accompanied an infantry assaulting party, and who turned upon the enemy the guns captured in the assault”. His Medal was issued on June 20, 1866.

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  • Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
  • Added: 19 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5859143
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Albert Barber (11 Jul 1841–26 Jun 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5859143, citing River Bend Cemetery, Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .