Bare, Rudolph

Photo:    Rudolph Bare, unknown date but likely 1880sRudolphus Bare

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Age at Enlistment:  23

Length of Service: 1861-1865

State:  North Carolina

Rank:  Pvt

Unit26th NC Infantry Regiment

Service Record: Enlisted in Co. A on 17 May 1861 in Ashe Co., NC aged 23. Served from New Bern through Gettysburg and was in Pickett’s charge on 3 Jul 1863 and somehow survived. Served til 31 Dec 1863 when reported under arrest in guardhouse. Returned to duty 1 Mar 1864. Captured at N. Anna River, VA on 14 May 1864; Paroled at Point Lookout, MD and transferred to Aiken’s Landing, VA then arrived at Port Royal, VA for exchange 15 Mar 1865; transported to Winder Hosp No. 9 Richmond, VA on 16 Mar 1865; Captured again at Petersburg, VA, 25 Mar 1865; arrived City Point, VA 27 Mar 1865, then POW at Point Lookout, MD again; finally released on 23 Jun 1865.

Survived WarYes

Cemetery / Burial:   Farrington Cemetery, Ashe Co., NC;  civilian headstone

Soldier Info:  Born in Jefferson, Ashe Co., NC in 1837 ; Died in Jefferson, Ashe, Co., NC in 1919

Relationship to Author:  1st cousin 5x