Enlisted Aug 2, 1862, served in the 24th Reg. Michigan Volunteers, 5th
Corps, Army of Potomac; saw action at Antietam, South Mountain, Brandy
Station, Fredericksburg, Chancellorville, Gettysburg, The Wilderness, North
Anna, South Anna, Mine Run, Siege before Petersburg and Five Forks. Was
mustered out at Detroit July 29, 1865. Also is shown an "Oath of
friendship" to Henry Clay from a John W. Barber. It is not know to
which unit (if any) Barber is from.