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Frank L. Barnhisel memoir

Identifier: MS-SC3763

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of a single handwritten memoir (9 leaves). In 1927, veteran Frank L. Barnhisel recorded his activities during the American Civil War, 1862-1865, as a member of Company D, 102nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry regiment. Barnhisel describes his postings at Louisville, KY (1862) and Chattanooga, TN (1863-1864), his activities during the Atlanta Campaign (1864), as well as operations around Savannah, GA (1864), and in North Carolina (1865).


  • 1862 - 1865



1 folders (1 linear inch) : 9 leaves

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Frank L. Barnhisel (1844-1934) was born in Vienna, Trumbull County, Ohio, and later moved to Illinois. During the American Civil War, while a resident of Coldbrook, Warren County, Barnhisel enlisted as a private in Company D, 102nd Illinois Volunteer Infantry regiment. He served 1862-1865, and mustered out as a corporal. Barnhisel later moved to Wichita, Kansas.
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