Bare, John

Photo:  34th NC Infantry battle flag34th NC flagAge at Enlistment:  27

Length of Service: 1861-1865

State:  North Carolina

Rank:  Pvt

Unit34th NC Infantry Regiment

Service Record: Enlisted in Co. A on 10 Aug 1861; Absent home May-Dec 1862. Returned to duty. Wounded in action right thigh and taken POW at Chancellorsville on 3 May 1863 and gunshot wound to leg; sent to Lincoln Hosp 7 May and operated on with mini ball removed from right thigh., then Old Capitol hospital 4 to 10 June 1863; exchanged at City Point, Va 12 Jun 1863; In hospital with Typhoid Fever 3 Aug to 9 Sep 1863 and returned to duty 30 Apr 1864, but back at Winder Hosp Richmond 9 May 1864 to June 1864; Taken POW in a Richmond Hosp. 3 Apr 1865 due to wounds; Sent to Newport News and held til released on oath 30 June 1865

Survived WarYes

Cemetery / Burial:   Roans Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Jefferson, Ashe Co.,  NC; Civilian headstone

Soldier Info:  Born in Wagoner, Ashe Co., NC in 1834 ; Died in 1917 in Wagoner,  Ashe co. NC

Relationship to Author:  1st cousin 5x