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Barr, John Clark


Age: 30, credited to Highgate, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 6th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, CPL, Co. A, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; enl 9/28/61, m/i 10/15/61, 1SGT, Co. K, 6th VT INF, dis/dsb 10/31/62

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Birth: 09/1830, Highgate, VT
Death: 02/05/1919

Burial: Ohio Veterans Home Cemetery, Sandusky, OH
Marker/Plot: Section F, Row 3, #21
Gravestone researcher/photographer:
Findagrave Memorial #: 177809521


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, as Clark Barr, 8/25/1865, both units
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


2nd Great Granduncle of Wanda Alter, Altamonte Spgs, FL

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Ohio Veterans Home Cemetery, Sandusky, OH

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.


While the articles below do not name the soldier's Home, in the 1900 census Clark Barr was a resident of Ohio State Soldiers & Sailors Home, Perkins, Ohio

Clark Barr appears on the 1890 Veteran's Schedule at Clyde, Sandusky, Ohio: Rank: 1st Sgt Company: K Name of Reg't: 6th VT Vol Infantry Date of Enlistment: 28 Sep 1861 Date of Discharge: Oct 31 1862 Length of service: 1 year 15 days

On Friday, June 30, 1916, The Sandusky Star-Journal [Sandusky, Ohio], pg 5, reported under Soldier's Home: "Clark Barr [patient] No. 4192 Co. K Ver V I was admitted from Sandusky-Co January 25,1899 and has been a hospital patient for several months. Clark is nearing his 90th year and when in normal condition is extremely active for a man of his age."

On Friday, February 9, 1919 the Sandusky Star-Journal [Sandusky, Ohio], page 10. Headline: 2 Veterans Given Military Burial - Lewis Kern and Clark Barr Buried Friday in Home Cemetery "Lewis T Kern, Cleveland, 7th Inf and Clark Barr, Fremont [Vermont] who died Tuesday were buried in the Home cemetery with Military Honors."

On Friday, February 9, 1919 the Sandusky Register [Sandusky, Ohio], page 3, reported: "There will be a double funeral at the [Soldiers] home today. Lewis T Kern and Clark Barr died during Wednesday night and will be buried at 10 a.m. today. A short service by Chaplain Ferguson will be held at 9:30 for Clark Barr preceeding the burial. Efforts were made to reach Mrs Marian Pew, of Elmhurst, Long Island by a telegram. The latter, Mrs Barrett and Mrs. Harriet Thompson of Bedford, Canada are daughters of the deceased."

Contributed by Wanda Alter.