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Federal (USV)

Private

Daniel Burke

(1827 - 1905)

Home State: Indiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th Indiana Infantry

Before Antietam

He emigrated from Ireland to America, arriving at Eastport, ME on 7 May 1843. He was naturalized an American citizen on 31 July 1856. He was a 34 year old railroad man in Bloomington when he mustered as Private, Company F, 27th Indiana Infantry on 12 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, slightly, in the leg, in action at Peach Tree Creek, GA on 20 July 1864. He mustered out with his Company on 1 September 1864 in Indianapolis.

References & notes

His service from Brown,1 who has him as Daniel Burk, and the Historical Data Systems database. Details from family genealogists and Monroe County Naturalization Records 1854-1918. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

1827; County Galway, IRELAND

Death

10/01/1905 Monroe County, IN; burial in Rose Hill Cemetery, Bloomington, IN

Notes

1   Brown, Edmund Randolph, The Twenty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Infantry in the War of the Rebellion, Monticello, IN: E.R. Brown, 1899, pg. 599  [AotW citation 18582]