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James Barnes
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James Barnes, photo taken during the 1860s
Born (1801-12-28)December 28, 1801
Boston, Massachusetts
Died February 12, 1869(1869-02-12) (aged 67)
Springfield, Massachusetts
Place of burial
Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, Massachusetts
Allegiance United States of America
Union
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Years of service 1829–1836, 1861–1866
Rank Union Army brigadier general rank insignia.svg Brigadier General
Union Army major general rank insignia.svg Brevet Major General
Commands held 18th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry
Battles/wars
Other work Civil engineering

James Barnes (December 28, 1801 – February 12, 1869) was a railroad executive and a Union Army general in the American Civil War.

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