Barnard, Benjamin S.
Age: 30, credited to Peru, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 10/16/61, m/i 10/31/61, Pvt, Co. A, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, pow, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, prld 7/25/62, dis/wds, 11/7/62
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Birth: 02/21/1832, Peru, VT
Burial: Portland Memorial Mausoleum, Portland, OR
Marker/Plot: Tulip A Tier 6 Niche 12
Findagrave Memorial #: 136261953
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Benjamin S. Barnard
The Sunday Oregonian
Vol. XL-NO. 9 Portland, Oregon, Sunday, February 27, 1921
Civil War Veteran Dies
Benjamin S. Barnard
Born of Revolutionary Stock
Aged Portlander Prominent in Civic and Church Work and in G.A.R. Post.
Benjamin Stowell Barnard, who died at his home here February 23, was born February 21, 1831, at Peru, Vt., of revolutionary stock. His grandfather, Benjamin Barnard, enlisted in the revolutionary forces from Bennington, Vt. He was the son of Stowell and Mary Burton Barnard of Peru.
He married Fannie R. Davis at South Reading, Vt., Feb. 20, 1855. Six children, four of whom are living, were born. They are: Benjamin D. of Mitchell, S.D.; Stowell E. of Tacoma, Wash.; Lizzie E. Browne of Long Beach, Cal., and Fred B. Barnard of Reardan, Wash. His wife Fannie R.
Bernard, died June 16, 1894.
He married Mrs. Anna Lowe, at Mitchell, S.D., November 18, 1895, who survives him and is an active member of the Gordon Granger corps.
He was a civil war veteran. He enlisted at Bennington, Vt., October 16, 1861, for three years, and was assigned to Getty's division, 6th corps. Mr. Barnard took part on all the battles of that corps, including the second at Bull Run . He was wounded at Savage station, Jun 29, 1862, and was picked up by the enemy and sent to Libby prison, where he was confined for three months. As a prisoner he was exchanged and sent to the hospital at Philadelphia, where he remained until he was discharged on November 7, 1862.
He was a member of General Compson post, GAR, and had held many offices of trust in the post and in civil affairs.
He was an active member of the Presbyterian church, being an elder for more than 50 years. At the time of his death he was honorary elder of the Forbes church of this city.
VOL. LX-NO. 18802 PORTLAND, OREGON, THURSDAY, February 24, 1921 BARNARD-At the residence, 1191 Albina avenue, Wednesday, Feb. 23, Benjamin S. Barnard, age 90 years: beloved husband of Mrs. Anna Barnard.
Friends invited to attend the funeral services at 2 P.M. Friday, Feb. 25, at the chapel of Chambers Co., 248-256 Killingworth ave., near Williams. Concluding services at the Portland crematorium.
Contributed by Bob Hackett.