Civil War Hand-Colored CDV of Colonel James Barnett, 1st Ohio Light Artillery
CDV providing a full-standing view of Colonel James Barnett, expertly hand colored. With A. Albert's Gallery, Cleveland, OH backmark.
Colonel James Barnett was a part of the Cleveland Light Artillery. Governor Dennison commissioned him to raise a regiment of light artillery, and made him colonel on September 3, 1861. He commanded his men in the battle of Shiloh, the siege of Corinth, and was finally made chief of artillery in the Army of the Cumberland. After the promotion, he took part in the battles of Stones River and Murfreesboro, the engagements of the Chattanooga campaign. He later was assigned to command of the reserve artillery, Army of the Cumberland, and was thus engaged until mustered out, October 20, 1864. He then became a volunteer aide-de-camp to Gen. George H. Thomas, and participated in the battle of Nashville, March 13, 1865, he was brevetted brigadier general. (http://www.onlinebiographies.info/oh/cuya/barnett-j.htm)