George C Barber

BirthNov. 2, 1848
DeathDec. 2, 1930
CemeteryEvergreen (St Edward)
PostKinsman (St Edward)
Unit141st Illinois Infantry, Company K

Private George C Barber

Company K, 141st Illinois Infantry – 100 days (1864)

Barber was born in Rhode Island on November 2, 1848. He was residing in Richmond (McHenry County), Illinois when he enlisted in the regiment on May 30, 1864. He was mustered on June 16, 1864. Barber served about 4 months and was discharged on October 10, 1864 at Chicago.

The 141st Illinois Infantry was organized and mustered at Elgin, Illinois on June 16, 1864 for 100 days. It was sent to Kentucky and garrison duty in that area until October.

Barber died on December 2, 1930 at the age of 82 years. He is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in St Edward (Boone County), Nebraska. Barber was a member of the Kinsman Post (#140) of the Grand Army of the Republic in St Edward.

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