Maj. Gen. Francis Channing Barlow


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Maj. Gen. Francis Channing Barlow

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A half-body glass plate negative of Union Colonel
Francis Channing Barlow in uniform

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Colonel Francis Channing Barlow
(1834 - 1896)
Home State: New York
Education: Harvard University
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 61st New York Infantry
On the Campaign-He was in command of the 61st New York (and jointly the 64th), part of Caldwell's 1st Brigade of the 1st Division/Second (II) Corps. His was the flanking attack and enfilading fire that finally drove the last of the Confederates from the Sunken Road at about noon on the 17th. His Regiment took some 300 prisoners there. He later helped meet and break the counterattack of Col. Cooke from north of the road). At that time he was wounded in the groin by a ball from a case-shot artillery round, and relieved in command by LCol Miles.

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