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Federal (USV)

Private

William M. Burns

Home State: Maryland

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Maryland Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company E.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilmer1. Enlisted in Company E, 5th Maryland Infantry on 1 October 1861. He died of wounds on 24 October 1862.

Notes

1   Wilmer, L. Allison, and J.H. Jarrett, George H. Vernon, State Commissioners, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Baltimore: Press of Guggenheimer, Weil & Co., 1898, Vol. 1, pp. 196 - 199  [AotW citation 14318]