Charles K Barothy

DeathJuly 5, 1944
CemeteryForest Lawn (Omaha)
PostCuster (Omaha)

Private Charles K Barothy

1st Battalion, Nebraska Cavalry

Company G, 1st Nebraska Veteran Cavalry

Barothy (also spelled Barathy) was born in Hamburg, Germany on September 15, 1846. He was living in Omaha when he enlisted and was mustered in the 1st Battalion on February 18, 1864. Barothy was 18 years old at the time of his enlistment.

The 1st Battalion, Nebraska Cavalry was organized at Omaha between January and August 1864. The outfit was attached to the District of Nebraska and was assigned to operations against the Indians in Colorado and Nebraska. In addition, it guarded overland mail routes. The unit was consolidated with the 1st Nebraska Veteran Cavalry on July 10, 1865.

Barothy was transferred to the 1st Nebraska Veteran Cavalry and remained on duty until July 1, 1866. He died on July 5, 1944 and is buried in the Forest Lawn Cemetery in Omaha (Douglas County), Nebraska. He was a member of the McPherson Post (#4) in Fremont and the Custer Post (#7) in Omaha of the Grand Army of the Republic.

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