Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Barney McGinnis, Kansas 7th., Cavalry.

Kansas State Records.

Barney McGinnis, Private, 7th., Kansas Volunteers-Cavalry, residence Leavenworth, Kansas.  Enlisted October 16, 1861, Mustered in October 16, 1861.  Discharged December 29, 1863, Leavenworth, Kansas.

Files of the Surgeon General.

CASE. Private Barney McGinnis, Co. H, 7th Kansas Volunteers, was admitted to the hospital at Leavenworth City, Kansas, August 13th, 1862, with a punctured wound of the right side, by a knife entering below the axilla. The wound was received in camp in a drunken row. He was discharged from service on December 29th, 1863, on account of chronic pleurisy, accompanied by empyema, resulting from the wound. Not a pensioner

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