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Jacob Barnes
(Possibly Jesse Barnes)
Confederate States of America Army
North Carolina State Flag
Courtesy of Derick S. Hartshorn: April 2007

JACOB BARNES. Served in Company D, 2nd Regiment, North Carolina, but survived the war. The grave marker inscribed "Jacob Barnes" may be that of his brother, Jesse.

BARNES, JESSE, Corporal, Company DA, 2rd Regiment North Carolina Troops.

Resided in Wilson County and enlisted in Wayne County at age 19. May 29, 1861, for the war. Mustered in as Corporal. Captured near Sharpsburg, Maryland, and paroled on September 20, 1862. Captured a second lime near Fredericksburg, Virginia. May 3, 1863, and was paroled and exchanged at City Point, Virginia, May 10, 1863. Wounded at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1863. Present or accounted for until captured at Kelly's Ford, Virginia, November 7, 1863. Confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington. D.C. Died in hospital at Washington on February 11, 1864, of "typhoid fever." [North Carolina Troops-A Roster 1861-1865, North Carolina Dept. of Archives and History, Vol. 3:413]

BARNES, JACOB
 CO D 2ND NC INF
 DATE OF DEATH: 02/11/1864
 BURIED AT: SECTION CONFE  SITE 41
 ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 

Jacob Barnes Gravesite PHOTO
 Photo Courtesy of Roxsanne Wells-Layton, June 2006


Posted: 24 June 2006 Updated: 20 April 2007