Barker, Thomas F.
Age: 28, credited to Concord, VTVITALS
Birth: abt 1835, Saint Jean Baptiste, PQ, CanadaADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Check the cemetery for location/directions
and other veterans who may be buried there.
DEATH OF A SOLDIER:
Thomas F. Barker, a Vermont soldier, aged 33 years, died at East St. Johnsbury May 2. Mr. Barker heard his country's call, enlisted to fight her battles, and bravely met the foe. He patiently endured the fatigue of the march, the privations of the camp, fought with courage, but fell a prisoner of war, and it became his sad fate to be among the starving at Andersonville, where he remained nearly six months.
Three years since he was discharged from government service, came to his family feeble and emaciated. He never regained his health but in part. Three months previous to his death he gave up work entirely, and gradually failed until the last. He leaves a wife and three children.
Rutland Weekly Herald, July 16, 1868
Courtesy of Deanna French