Gus Burgen(c. 1843 - )
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 18 year old clerk from Tuscaloosa, AL when he enlisted as Private on 23 March 1862 in Company C, 4th Alabama Infantry.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action on South Mountain.
The remainder of the War:
Promoted 3rd Lieutenant and transferred to Company H, 25th Alabama Infantry, June 1863. Wounded at Missionary Ridge on 25 November 1863. Mustered out in 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1, which also has him as Guss Burgan.
|Birth State: AL |
1 State of Alabama, State Archives, and Dr. Edwin C. Bridges, director, and staff, Alabama Department of Archives & History, Published c.2000, first accessed 08 July 2005, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/index.html>, Source page: various [AotW citation 15610]
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