Barnes, Carlos James
Age: 18, credited to Holland, VTVITALS
Birth: 1845, Barnston, PQ, CanadaADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Morgan Center Cemetery, Morgan, VT
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and other veterans who may be buried there.
Transportation requisition for the soldier's return to his unit after returning from desertion, under the proviso of "Proclamation 124 - Offering Pardon to Deserters March 11, 1865, By the President of the United States of America."
Note, this document was originally filed with the records of the Provost Marshal of the 3rd Congressional District of Vermont.
See also the post-war Vermont Supreme Court case related to Private Barnes, regarding forfeiture of bounties for deserters was argued by two Civil War veterans, former Colonel Wheelock G. Veazey, 16th Vermont vs. former Lieutenant Colonel William W. Grout, 15th Vermont.
(Extract from Barnes' Compiled Military Service Record)