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Federal (USV)

Lieutenant

Richard A. Burdett

(c. 1840 - )
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry

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Before the Antietam Campaign:
Age 21 years. Enlisted May 3, 1861 at New York City and mustered in as Sergeant, Company G on May 4. He was promoted First Sergeant (date not stated), and commissioned Second Lieutenant on January 1, 1862.

In the Antietam Campaign:
In his after-action report, Colonel Kimball said "Lieutenants Bartholomew, Burdett, McKechnie, Klingsoehr and Powell, all performed their duty in the most gallant manner, and to my entire satisfaction."

The remainder of the War:
He resigned on January 30, 1863.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Service data from State of New York1.






Notes

1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 18 (for the year 1899), pg. 632  [AotW citation 12619]



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