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Barton Family Correspondence

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William Henry Barton (known as Henry) was born on April 5, 1826 in Moriah, New York, the son of William A. and Electa (Taylor) Barton. By 1860 he had married Abiah Elliott. He enlisted in the 5th New York Cavalry, Company H on December 14, 1863 and was discharged in July, 1865. He fought in the Battle of the Wilderness, Battle of Spottsylvania Court House, and Ashland Station.


Time Period Covered: December 15, 1861 - November 25, 1862 

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Vermonters in the Civil War

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Barton Family Letters

Published:  March 24, 2011,  University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Center for Digital Initiatives

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