Henry Anthony Bartlett – Major, United States Marine Corps

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Courtesy of Michael T. Stein:

2nd Lieutenant November 25, 1861
1st Lieutenant November 26, 1861
Captain November 29, 1867
Major January 30, 1891
Served with Headquarters, USMC, 1861
Served with USS New Ironsides, 1863-64
Served at Marine Barracks, New York, 1865
Served at Marine Barracks, Boston, 1866
Served with USS. Sacramento, 1867
Served with USS Contoocook, 1868-69
Served at Marine Barracks, Boston, 1869-70
Served with USS Vermont, 1870
On Special duty, 1870-71
Served with USS Vermont, 1871-72
On Recruiting duty, 1872
Served with USS Hartford, 1872-75
Judge Advocate General, 1875- ?
Retired February 1, 1898


His stone in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery reads:

“United States Marine Corps, Rhode Island
Second Lieutenant, October 16, 1861
August 19, 1837-August 9, 1901.

A brave soldier,
A true patriot,
A loving husband,
a staunch follower of Christ.
Generous to enemies,
Loyal to friends.

I have fought a good fight.
I have finished my course.
I have kept the faith.”

BARTLETT, HENRY A
United States Marine Corps

  • VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
  • DATE OF DEATH: 08/09/1901
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: 08/09/1901
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 185WS
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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