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army officer

George Columbus Barnhardt, American army officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal (United States); Officer Legion of Honor, Croix de Guerre with palm (France). Served at Fort McKinney, Wyoming, 1892-1894.

Background

Barnhardt, George Columbus was born on December 28, 1868 in Gold Hill, North Carolina, United States. Son of Marshal L. and Sarah Pines (Dunlap) Barnhardt.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1892, Army staff schedul, 1920, Army War College, 1921.

Career

Of late Colonel John B. Rodman, United States Army, December 19, 1895. Commissioned Second lieutenant 6th Cavalry, June 11, 1892. Promoted through grades to colonel N.A., August 5, 1917.

Brigadier general (temporary), October 1, 1918. Brigadier general regular army, June 23, 1927.

Membership

Served at Fort McKinney, Wyoming, 1892-1894.

Connections

Married Floy Rice, d.

father:
Marshal L. Barnhardt

mother:
Sarah Pines (Dunlap) Barnhardt

spouse:
Floy Rice