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Barnes family


Biographical Note

Uz Barnes was born about 1807 and died in November of 1879. Between 1840 and 1870, the family lived in and around Monongalia and Marion, Virginia (later West Virginia). Uz Barnes enlisted in November of 1862 and was discharged with his regiment in May 1965. He and his wife, Mary, had at least four children: Thomas Rufus, Benjamin, John S., and Asa, and probably James H. Uz Barnes and Thomas R. Barnes both fought within the 10th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry as Privates. Thomas Rufus Barnes was born about 1842. He mustered in with the 10th Regiment in April 1862 and died from wounds received at Winchester, Virginia, in September 1864. No information was found about James H. Barnes' service during the war.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Barnes Family Correspondence,

Identifier: Ms-2012-070

The collection contains seven letters written to and from members of the Barnes family between 1961 and 1864 and two handwritten poems.

Dates: 1860 - 1864