Barnes, Henry

Rank: Private

Unit: I Co, 2d Dragoons

Reenlisted: May 24, 1845 in Fort Washita, Choctaw Nation. It was his third enlistment.

Hometown: Woodstock, Virginia

Occupation prior to enlistment: Farmer

Campaign: Mexican American War

Died: 13 April 1847

Cause of death: Killed in action

Location of fatality: Cerro Gordo, Mexico

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Place of interment: road between Vera Cruz and Plan del Rio, Mexico

Note: Original enlistment was September 29, 1836 in A Co, 2d Dragoons in Woodstock, Virginia.

2nd enlistment was July 24, 1840 in A Co, 2d Dragoons in  New York City, New York.