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Bvt. Brig. Gen. William Brainerd Barton

Male 1835 - 1891  (56 years)


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  • Name William Brainerd Barton 
    Title Bvt. Brig. Gen. 
    Born 1835  New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Information 1863 
    Civil War Veteran; 48th New York Voluntary Infantry Regiment, the "Continental Guard" - see http://battleofolustee.org/barton.html  
    Military Information 20 Feb 1864  Olustee, Baker Co., Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Commanded Barton's Brigade consisting of his own unit, the 48th New York Infantry, and the 47th New York and 115th New York Infantry Regiments. 
    Information 13 Apr 1887  New York City, New York Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    attended the funeral of his friend John T. Raymond at the Little Church Around the Corner, New York City, NY. 
    Died 13 Jun 1891  New York City, New York Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Woodbridge (First Presbyterian Churchyard), Middlesex Co., New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I24088  Barton Database
    Last Modified 2 Nov 2011 

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1835 - New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Information - Commanded Barton's Brigade consisting of his own unit, the 48th New York Infantry, and the 47th New York and 115th New York Infantry Regiments. - 20 Feb 1864 - Olustee, Baker Co., Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInformation - attended the funeral of his friend John T. Raymond at the Little Church Around the Corner, New York City, NY. - 13 Apr 1887 - New York City, New York Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jun 1891 - New York City, New York Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Woodbridge (First Presbyterian Churchyard), Middlesex Co., New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Col. William Brainerd Barton (1835-1891)
    Col. William Brainerd Barton (1835-1891)
    Started his military service as a Captain and rose quickly to Colonel. The 48th NY Inf. was known as a real fighting regiment in which Col. Barton was wounded several times. He later led Barton's Brigade consisting of his old unit the 48th NY Regt. and the 47th and 115th NY Regiments. In March 1865 he was promoted to Brevet Brigadier General in recognition of his wartime services.

  • Notes 
    • Obituary of 14 Jun 1891, Brooklyn Eagle, front page, "A Brave Soldier and a Good Business Man Gone to His Reward"
    • Military Service: American Civil War (Union), 48th NY Inf.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3508] Wikipedia, (http://en.wikipedia.org/).

    2. [S3515] BROOKLYN EAGLE, pg. 6, 13 Apr 1887.

    3. [S3795] Find A Grave www.findagrave.com.