Henry Barnum (1833-92), Colonel of the 149th New York & Brigadier General, USA (NY). Participated at 1st Manassas, Malvern Hill (WIA & POW), Gettysburg, Chattanooga (Medal of Honor), Atlanta campaign (WIA), “March to the Sea”.
Autograph Letter Signed (ALS), 1 page, State of New York, Office of the Inspectors of State Prisons, Auburn, New York, 5/1/66 as late Bvt. Maj. Gen. U.S. Vols. pertaining to an autograph request.
Barnum noted for picture showing ramrod passing thru his body where wound occured.