127th New York Infantry
"The Monitors"
Barnabus Terry Billard
1840 - 1906
Company H
Born: July 18, 1840 Cutchogue, NY
Date of Death: January 22, 1906
Burial Location: Cutchogue Cemetery, Cutchogue, NY

Enlistment Date: August 21, 1862, at Southold, NY to serve 3 years
Mustered In: September 8, 1862
Rank: Private
Description: 5 Feet 7 ½ Inches Tall, Dark Eyes, Sandy Hair, Light Complexion
Company: H
Muster Out Date: Discharged for disability, November 1, 1863, at Coles Island, SC

Wife’s Name: Maria J. Howell
Marriage Date and Place: 1864
Birth Date: January 2, 1843
Date of Death: March 27, 1930
Burial Location: Cutchogue Cemetery, Cutchogue, NY

Wife’s Father's Name: Van R.
Wife’s Mother's Name: Mary A.
Father’s Name: David 
Read Letter to Barnabas from his father:




Mother’s Maiden Name: Lydia Terry

Children:
Lillian W Born June 23, 1870 Died February 19, 1956
Mary A Born September 26, 1874 Died February 22, 1957
Clayton H Born October 17, 1880 Died August 9, 1966

Occupations: Pre War: Carpenter 
Occupations: Post War: Carpenter, Farmer

Interesting tidbits about Barnabus' life:












Pension Application Date: September 11, 1890 Pension Reissued July 1895.

Last Pension Rate: Received $100 Bounty on enlistment from Town of Brookhaven
Wife Pension Application Date: June 17, 1908

Sources:
Report of the Adjutant General New York
127th New York Volunteers By Franklin McGrath.
Descendant  Jeremy Allen.

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