Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861
Born 29 July 1842
Died 08 April 1918
Buried Santa Fe Cemetery, Miami County Indiana
Photo courtesy of Mark Davis
Private Bartholomew was born in Bedford England and came to America with his parents in 1853. After mustering in as a Private he was quickly promoted to Corporal and by the spring of 1864 he held the rank of Sergeant. He was severely wounded at the Battle of Petersburg on June 18th, 1864. In the fall of 1864 he transferred to Company I of the 20th Indiana Infantry and served until the end of the war. He mustered out as a 1st Lieutenant.
He filed for and received a pension starting in 1874.