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Confederate (CSV)

Private

George Barrett Burns

(1843 - 1910)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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.

On the Campaign

Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was in action at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862, but discharged 26 January 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

1843; Burnsville, AL

Death

1910 Selma, AL; burial in (Old) Live Oak Cemetery, Selma, AL

Notes

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]