Barber, Brownson M.
Age: 18, credited to Richmond, VT
Unit(s): 5th VT INF
Service: enl 8/24/61, m/i 9/16/61, 1SGT, Co. K, 5th VT INF, comn 2LT, 6/15/62 (6/15/62), mwia, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, pow, Savage's Station, 6/29/62, prld 7/17/62, d/wds 7/20/62
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Birth: 1843, Richmond, VT
Burial: Riverview Cemetery, Richmond, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Alan Lathrop
Findagrave Memorial #: 42813923
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: VHS Collections
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Riverview Cemetery, Richmond, VT
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Death of Lieut. Barber. - We learn with sorrow of the death of Lieut. B.M. Barber of Co. K, 5th Vt. Vols., which took place at Fortress Monroe July 20th. Lieut. Barber was a Richmond boy, and a nephew of Mr. Safford Bronson, of that town. He was wounded in the hip at Savage's Station, taken prisoner, suffered greatly by neglect of the rebel surgeons, was paroled, brought down to Fortress Monroe on the U.S. transport Louisiana and died on board the steamer. He was quite young, under 21 years, stood high, at home and in the army, and will be mourned by many sorrowing friends.
Source: Burlington Free Press, August 1, 1862
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.