Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861
Born 17 May 1834
Died 26 June 1880
Buried Methodist Cemetery, Monroe County Indiana
Private Starnes served his full three years with the 19th Indiana and then transferred to Company C of the 20th Indiana Infantry where he mustered out in July of 1865. He was wounded on May 12th, 1864 in Virginia.
He filed for a pension in February of 1880.