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Barnett, Joseph Hampton


Biographical Note

Joseph Hampton Barnett was born in the Montgomery/ Rockbridge County area of Virginia. He was a farmer prior to enlisting in the Confederate army. At the age of twenty, he joined the G company of the 4th Regiment, Virginia Infantry. He was discharged only five months later due to chronic rheumatism. He attended several CSA reunions from 1899-1916. He received the Southern Cross of Honor for his service. He died December 13, 1922.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Joseph Hampton Barnett Medals

Identifier: Ms-1979-001

The Joseph Hampton Barnett Medals contains the Southern Cross of Honor, reunion medals from Florida and Richmond, Virginia, and ribbons from the Grand Camps Confederate Veterans of Virginia reunions.

Dates: 1899 - 1916