Harvey B. Barnett was born about 1840 in Itawamba County, Mississippi. He and his father, Joseph Barnett, both enlisted in Company K, 10th Mississippi Infantry. Joseph enlisted as a musician but was discharged in August 1861 because of a disabling wound. Harvey was wounded in the right leg on May 12, 1864 during the Battle of Spotsylvania and was taken prisoner. He died on May 25, 1864.
- CO K.) 19TH MISS. IN
- DATE OF DEATH: 05/26/1864
BURIED AT: SECTION 16 SITE 109
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Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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