Alexander A. Barclay

Alexander A. Barclay

Birth
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 9 Dec 1905 (aged 63)
Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Farmington, Dakota County, Minnesota, USA
Plot SE
Memorial ID 84263195 · View Source
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Veteran. Co. C. 1 MN Vol Inf. Co. 4 MN

Enlisted in Company C, Minnesota 4th Infantry Regiment on 25 Sep 1861 in Dakota County. He was age 19. Promoted to Full Corporal. Mustered out on 19 Jun 1865 at Louisville, KY.

"Death of Alex Barclay, Alex Barclay of Farmington died on Dec 9th at Rochester. His body was brought to Farmington where he was buried Sunday Dec 17th.

Mr. Barclay was an old soldier having enlisted in Co. C 4th Minnesota Sept 25th 1861, which was stationed at Fort Ripley where they did duty among the Chippewa Indians until April 1862. From there they went south to St Louis where they received the necessary equipments and then joined General Grants army at Pittsburg Landing. He participated in all their engagements up to and including the seige of Vicksburg Miss, where he joined Sherman's army which he accompanied to Chattanooga, and was in all their engagements from Chattanooga to Atlanta. He continued with Sherman's army thru Georgia and the Carolina's and was with them at the surrender of Johnson near Rolin NC. He then went to Washington and was in the grand reunion in May 1865. From Washington he was transferred to Kentucky where he was discharged Aug. 9th, 1865. Mr. Barclay leaves two brothers in California, a half brother in Shakopee, a sister in the east and a niece who lives near the Canadian line. He was a member of Canby Post GAR No 47 of Farmington and was 63 years old at the time of his death."

From the Dakota County Tribune, Friday, Dec. 22, 1905

Alexander Barclay is honored and featured in the blog: The Barclays of Pine River, he is George Angus Barclay's older brother.

http://barclayspineriver.wordpress.com/


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  • Maintained by: BJMacDonald
  • Originally Created by: Alice
  • Added: 31 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84263195
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander A. Barclay (Sep 1842–9 Dec 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84263195, citing Corinthian Cemetery, Farmington, Dakota County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by BJMacDonald (contributor 48339339) .