Civil War Records of John Kenney/McKenney (alias John Barker)


Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
B 18th MVI Private; enl. and must. Jan. 4, 1864 discharged July, 20, 1864 Fall River spinner

as "John McKenney."

Age 30.

Wounded May 30, 1864 at Shady Grove Church Rd., Va.

Navy North Carolina; Roanoke enl. July 22, 1864, at New York, for 3 yrs.; as Landsman

disch. USN June 17, 1865, under Act of Congress of Aug. 14, 1888

Fall River  

as "John Barker"

On July 23, 1890 issued pardon for desertion (see Brown: 256)


MASSCW, 2:361, 7:574

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): x
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x


Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  x

Grand Army of the Republic

Recorded as member no. 105 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1). 

G.A.R. Personal War Sketch


Date January 13, 1903
Place Maynard, Mass.
Age 71
Cause liver disease
Burial St. Michael's Cemetery, Hudson, Mass.
Survived by  

Additional Information

See: Brown, Hometown Soldiers:  228, 254-258.


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