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CMOHS.org - Colonel BARNUM, HENRY A., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

BARNUM, HENRY A.

Rank: Colonel
Organization: U.S. Army
Company:
Division: 149th New York Infantry
Born: 24 September 1833, Jamesville, Onondaga County, N.Y.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Syracuse, N.Y.
G.O. Number:
Date of Issue: 07/01/1889
Accredited To:
Place / Date: At Chattanooga, Tenn., 23 November 1863
 
 


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Citation

Although suffering severely from wounds, he led his regiment, inciting the men to greater action by word and example until again severely wounded.