Travis BurtonHome State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company D, 7th Virginia Infantry on 15 July 1861 at Giles Courthouse. Wounded in action at Seven Pines, VA on 31 May 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Deserted 11 May 1863 and joined Confederate States troops in Southwestern Virgina.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Johnston1. Service details from Riggs2.
1 Johnston, David Emmons, The Story of a Confederate Boy in the Civil War, Portland (OR): Glass & Prudhomme Company, 1914, pp. 142 - 143 [AotW citation 9743]
2 Riggs, David F., 7th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard, Inc., 1982 [AotW citation 9757]
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