Barker, Wesley Thomas

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Birth

Wesley Thomas Barker was born in Ulster County, NY in 1844, a son of Nathaniel Barker and Catherine Grogin



Military Service

Residence: Westerlo[1]
Place of Birth: Ulster County, NY[1]
Date of Birth: 1844[1]
Names of Parents: Nathaniel C. Barker and Catherine Grogin[1]
Marital Status: Single[1]
Occupation: Farmer[1]
Term of Enlistment: 3 years[1]
Bounty Received: $50.00[1]
Enlistment Date: 30 August 1862 [2]
Enlistment Place: Westerlo, New York [1]
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 61st Infantry
Company: Company I
Muster Out Date: 5 Jun 1865[2]
Muster Out Place: Alexandria, VA[2]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 18.[2] "Died in the service Date Not known"[1]mustered out with detachment, June 5, 1865, at Alexandria, Va.[3]
Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War

Death

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Additional Media

Heroes of Albany County

"Thomas Westley Barker, of Westerlo, enlisted in Company D, Sixty-first Regiment, September 1, 1862. Died in the service. "

Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War


Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Ancestry Military Databases
  3. Annual Report of the Adjutant General for the State of New York