Arabella Wharton <I>Griffith</I> Barlow


Arabella Wharton Griffith Barlow

Somerville, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
Death 27 Jul 1864 (aged 40)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Somerville, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
Plot unknown
Memorial ID 8849311 View Source
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Arabella Barlow was a Civil war nurse from Somerville, New Jersey who contracted typhus and died in the service of her country on July 27, 1864. In 1996 this marker was placed over the grave of Arabella Wharton Griffith Barlow in old Somerville Cemetery, Somerville New Jersey. The inscription reads: Born Feb. 29,1824 in Somerville New Jersey "Arabella Barlow served as a nurse during the Peninsula, Antietam and Gettysburg Campaigns. In 1861 she married General Francis Channing Barlow whom she twice nursed back to life from grievious wounds. She nursed at hospital sights at Fredricksburg, Port Royal, White House and City Point "with no thought but for those who were suffering and dying all around her"

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  • Created by: DENIS RONAN
  • Added: 30 May 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8849311
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Arabella Wharton Griffith Barlow (29 Feb 1824–27 Jul 1864), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8849311, citing Old Somerville Cemetery, Somerville, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by DENIS RONAN (contributor 46483192) .