Monday, October 08, 2012

John W. Bartlett, 27th., Massachusetts Infantry.

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John W. Bartlett, Company K., Corporal; Residence Springfield; Clerk; Age 19; Enlisted September 12, 1861; Mustered in September 20, 1861; Appointed Sergeant January 1, 1863; Re-enlisted November 25, 1863; Appointed First Sergeant March1, 1864; Prisoner May 16, 1864, Drurys Bluff, Virginia; Exchanged November 25, 1864; Commission Captain May 15, 1865; Not Mustered in; Mustered out July 8, 1865, as First Sergeant.

Note from the Regimental History.Sergt. John W. Bartlett, of Company K, was among those exchanged from Millen in November. He was so reduced by scurvy and chronic diarrhoea as to weigh less than one hundred pounds, and was considered incurable. Hie was placed in the hospital on his arrival North in November, and was unable to bear removal home until July, 1865. He is now the American Express Agent between Springfield and Albany.

Johnw. Bartlett was born in 1843, Massachusetts; In 1880, he was 43, years and was a Express Messenger.  His wife was Juliet T. Bartlet, she was 35 years.  They had at lest one child, Blanche Bartlett, born 1870.

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