Barry, Michael

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Birth

Michael Barry was born in Carbondale, PA on 8 July 1832, a son of William Barry and Ellen Morison

Occupation

He was a cooper.

Marriage & Children

He was unmarried at the time of his enlistment, and probably did not reside in Rensselaerville.

Military Service

Residence: Rensselaerville[1]
Place of Birth: Carbondale, PA[1]
Date of Birth: 8 July 1832[1]
Names of Parents: William (Barry) and Ellen Morison[1]
Marital Status: Single[1]
Occupation: Cooper[1]
Term of Enlistment: 9 months[1]
Bounty Received: $50.00[1]
Enlistment Date: 14 Oct 1862
Enlistment Place: Albany, New York
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 177th Infantry[2]
Company: Company H
Muster Out Date: 10 Sep 1863[2]
Muster Out Place Albany, NY
Enlistment Date: 26 Feb 1864[2]
Term of Enlistment: 3 years[1]
Bounty Received: $300.00[1]
Enlistment Place: Albany, New York
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 50th Engineers[2]
Company: Company M
Promotion Date: 15 Nov 1864
Promotion Rank: Full Artificer
Discharged for Promotion: 17 Mar 1865
Commissioned on: 17 Mar 1865
Commissioned to: 18th Cavalry
Commissioned Rank: Full 2nd Lieutenant
Mustered Out: with 18th Cavalry[2]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted in 1862 at the age of 30. Reenlisted at the age of 31.[2] "A short time after enlisting in the 50th Eng. was promoted 2nd Lieutenant in the 18th NY Cavalry served until mustered out with Regt Still liivng PO. Address Rensselaerville, Albany Co N.Y."[1] Born, Carbondale, PA, age 31 years, occupation, lawyer, Gray eyes, dark hair, light complexion, 5'6" tall.[3]
Sources Used: Ancestry.com, American Civil War Soldiers; Annual Report of the Adjutant-General for the State of NY for the year 1895; Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War

Death

Michael died on May 9, 1902[4]

Obituary

Additional Research Notes

Additional Media

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

[h:Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York for the Year 1898|Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New York for the Year 1898 - 50th Engineers]]

BARRY, MICHAEL - Age 31 years Enlisted February 26 1864 at Rensselaerville mustered in as private Co M February 29 1864 to serve three years promoted artificer November 15 1864 discharged March 17 1865 to accept commission as second lieutenant in Eighteenth New York Cavalry received commission but was not mustered


Sources

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Ancestry Military Databases
  3. NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases
  4. Civil War Pension Records @ Fold3.com