Barrett, Charles J.

Rank: Corporal

Unit: H Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: October 25, 1862 in Pleasant Valley, Maryland. He was 20.

Hometown: Springfield County, Pennsylvania

Occupation prior to enlistment: Farmer

Campaign: Civil War

Died: 11 March 1864

Cause of death: Chronic diarrhea

Place of interment: South Valley Cemetery in South Valley, New York

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Note: Original enlistment was  September 23, 1861 in South Valley, New York.  He was 19.  He was to serve three years  as a private in I Co, 51st Infantry Regiment but was discharged on October 25, 1862, to enlist in 2d U.S. Cavalry.