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Wilson Barstow

Army Officer

Centurion, 1866–1869

Born 13 March 1831 in Mattapoint, Massachusetts

Died 16 March 1869 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Cushing Cemetery, Mattapoisett, Massachusetts

Proposed by Richard H. Stoddard, Edmund C. Stedman, and James L. Graham Jr.

Elected 2 June 1866 at age thirty-five

Century Memorial

The second that marks the absence of Barstow, Cozzens, Grant, Logan and Mason, reminds us that in widening its limits and varying its composition the Century multiplies its losses, when it can number among those of one year, the merchant, the soldier, the author, and the jurist.

Augustus R. Macdonough
Annual Meeting Minutes, 8 January 1870