Robert S. Barbee was the son of Andrew and Louisa Smith Barbee and was born in Fauquire County, Virginia.
He enlisted on March 14,1862 and served under Captain John Adams. He was wounded in battle in Shenandoah County,West Virginia on June 5,1862 and again at the Battle of Winchester on September 19,1864 in the shoulder and paroled April 22,1865.
He married Susan C.Holmes on March 12,1867 and lived at Langley,Fairfax, County, Virginia.
After the war he was a carpenter.
BARBEE, ROBERT S
CO H) 6TH VA CAV CSA
DATE OF DEATH: 01/04/1918
BURIED AT: SECTION 16 SITE 172-A
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