James Barrett (Civil War)

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James Barrett
Died April 15, 1862(1862-04-15)
Picacho Peak, Arizona
Allegiance United States United States of America
Union
Service/branch  United States Army
Union Army
Years of service 1861-1862
Rank Union army 1st lt rank insignia.jpg First Lieutenant
Battles/wars

American Civil War

James Barrett (died April 15, 1862) commanded a detachment of Union soldiers during the Battle of Picacho Pass. He was killed during the battle and buried at the site.

Further reading[edit]

  • Masich, Andrew E., The Civil War in Arizona: The Story of the California Volunteers, 1861-65, University of Oklahoma Press (Norman, 2006).
  • Orton, Richards H. Brig.-Gen., Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1867, State of California, 1890.