John B. BurnsHome State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company K.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Age 27, a weaver from Blackstone on enlistment in July 1861. He was missing at Ball's Bluff on 21 October 1861 and discharged for disability 25 March 1862. He re-enlisted and mustered with his Company on 23 July 1862. Discharged on disability 27 October 1862. He had later service in the Veteran Reserve Corps.
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. 196 - 199 [AotW citation 5946]
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