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Barnes, Carlos James

Age: 18, credited to Holland, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 11/22/61, m/i 2/18/62, PVT, Co. B, 8th VT INF, 2dd, 5/27/63, reen 1/5/64, dsrtd at Derby Line, 5/18/64, rtnd 3/28/65 under Presidential Proclamation of 11 Mar 65, m/o 6/28/65

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Birth: 1845, Barnston, PQ, Canada
Death: 06/23/1927

Burial: Morgan Center Cemetery, Morgan, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bev Lasure
Findagrave Memorial #: 61386277
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

Great Grandfather of Judith K. Barnes-Hight, Littleton, NH

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Morgan Center Cemetery, Morgan, VT

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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)