Bare, Hamilton

Photo:  37th NC Infantry battle flag37th NC infAge at Enlistment:  21

Length of Service: 1862-1865

State:  North Carolina

Rank:  Pvt / Cpl

Unit37th NC Infantry Regiment

Service Record: Enlisted Co A on 15 Aug 1862 in Iredell Co.,  NC aged 18; Deserted 18 May 1863 (common among farmers during crop season) and returned honorably to service 1 Sep 1863; Served til taken POW at Petersburg, Va on 2 Apr 1865 (the week of Gen Lee’s surrender); Sent to Point Lookout, Md where he was paroled June ’65

Survived WarYes

Cemetery / Burial:   Freel Bare Family Cemetery; Ashe Co., NC; Confederate headstonehamilton bare

Soldier Info:  Born in NC in 1841;  Died in Jefferson, Ashe Co., NC in 1916

Relationship to Author1st cousin 5x