George Barrett Burns(1843 - 1910)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 17 year old student from Burnsville, AL when he enlisted as Private on 26 September 1861 in Company A, 4th Alabama Infantry.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He was in action at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862, but discharged 26 January 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
|Place of Birth: Burnsville, AL |
Death Place: Selma, AL Burial Place: (Old) Live Oak Cemetery, Selma, AL
1 State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various [AotW citation 15585]
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