Confederate States of America Army
of Bill Furr: June 2007
Harvey B. Barnett was born about 1840 in Itawamba
County, Mississippi. He and his father, Joseph Barnett, both enlisted
in Company K, 10th Mississippi Infantry. Joseph enlisted as a musician
but was discharged in August 1861 because of a disabling wound. Harvey
was wounded in the right leg on May 12, 1864 during the Battle of Spotsylvania
and was taken prisoner. He died on May 25, 1864.