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Federal (USV)


George E. Burns

(c. 1822 - 1863)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 39, he was an operative from Sutton on enlistment on 9 December 1861 in Company G, 15th Massachusetts Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was reported missing in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was killed in action 3 July 1863 at Gettysburg, PA. Buried in 1863 at Soldiers National Cemetery, Gettysburg

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.


c. 1822


07/03/1863 Gettysburg, PA; burial in Soldiers National Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 176 - 186  [AotW citation 5810]