Ephraim H. Barber1,2

M, b. circa 1844, d. 1 June 1865
     Ephraim H. Barber was born circa 1844 at Ohio, USA.1 He was the son of John R. Barber and Rebecca Hartgrove.1
     Ephraim H. Barber died on 1 June 1865 at Cold Harbor, Hanover, Virginia, USA, mortally wounded in the abdomen at Totopotomoy Creek (in Hanover County) on June 1. He remained on the field until morning when he crawled back to his company, but expired within a few hours.3,4,5 He was buried at Maple Grove Cemetery, Town of Plymouth, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA.6


Migration-To1849Town of Plymouth, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA, from Summit County, Ohio7
Census10 September 1850Plymouth, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA8
Census9 June 1860Plymouth, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA9
Milit-Beg28 February 1864Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA, served in the Civil War in the 36th Wisconsin Infantry, Company E as a private2,5
Last Edited=16 Jul 2016


  1. [S571] John R. Barber, Plymouth Dis. No. 14, Roll M432_1006, p. 1 (149) (image 1/23), dwell. 1497, fam. 1499 household, 1850 US Census population schedule, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. (n.pub., 2009) http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8054, subscription database. Ancestry.com. National Archives and Records Administration.
  2. [S765] "Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, An Online Digital Book" , Wisconsin State Historical Society, URL http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/roster/index.asp, 36th Infantry Wisconsin, Company E.
  3. [S888] Gravestones, Collection of Barbara Zanzig, Kirkland, King, Washington, USA; Barbara Zanzig, 28 May 2006, tombstone says Forhis County of Va, 8 Jun 1865.
  4. [S417] "Wisconsin, Sheboygan County USGenWeb, Vital Records Indexes", Debie Blindauer (coordinator), online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~sheboygan/11.htm, as of various dates, Cemeteries, Maple Grove Cemetery listing, Ephram H. Barber. Hereinafter cited as "Sheboygan Vital Records."
  5. [S885] Sheboygan County Civil War Files (unpublished), various Sheboygan County researchers, handwritten and typed pages in vertical files, various dates. WI, Sheboygan Historical Research Center, Sheboygan Falls, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA, Ephraim H. or W. Barber, 36th Wisconsin Infantry, Co. E. Hereinafter cited as Sheboygan Co. Civil War Files.
  6. [S876] "Wisconsin, Sheboygan County Cemetery Index, USGenWeb" : various dates, Cemeteries, Maple Grove Cemetery listing, row 9, Ephram H. Barber, citing various authors.
  7. [S770] "Federal Land Patents Database" , US Department of the Interior, General Land Office Records, URL http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/, John R. Barber, certificate number 9306, accession number WI1310__.267.
  8. [S571] John R. Barber, Plymouth Dis. No. 14, Roll M432_1006, p. 1 (149) (image 1/23), dwell. 1497, fam. 1499. There seems to be an error: a Jane W. Barber is recorded who is probably James Wesley Barber household, 1850 US Census, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, Ancestry.com.
  9. [S577] John R. Barber household, 1860 US Census population schedule, Plymouth, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, sheet 39 (626) (image 40/56), dwelling 297, family 289. (n.pub., 2004) www.ancestry.com, subscription database Roll M653_1432.