Daniel B Barnes


BirthOct. 20, 1835
DeathMarch 1, 1921
CemeteryWyuka (Lincoln)
PostBarnes (McCook)
Unit188th Ohio 24th Ohio Infantry, Company K

1st Lieutenant Daniel B Barnes

Company K, 24th Ohio Infantry

Company C, 188th Ohio Infantry

Barnes was born in Ohio on October 20, 1835. He enlisted and was mustered in the 24th Ohio Infantry on June 13, 1861. Barnes joined the unit as a private and about 18 months. He was mustered out on December 6, 1862. Barnes rejoined the Union Army as a 1st Lieutenant in 188th Ohio Infantry on March 3, 1865. He served over 6 months and was mustered out on September 21, 1865 at Nashville, Tennessee.

The 24th Ohio Infantry was organized at Camp Chase and Jackson, Ohio between May 29 and June 17, 1861. During Barnes’ enlistment the regiment fought at the Battle of Shiloh (MS) (April 6-7, 1862) and was part of the Siege of Corinth (MS) (April 29-May 30, 1862).

The 188th Ohio Infantry was organized and mustered at Camp Chase, Ohio on March 4, 1865. The unit was sent to Tennessee and performed provost duty until it was mustered out on September 21, 1865.

Barnes died on March 1, 1921 at the age of 85 years. He is buried in the Wyuka Cemetery in Lincoln (Lancaster County), Nebraska. He was a charter member of the Barnes Post (#207) of the Grand Army of the Republic in McCook, Nebraska.

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Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.


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