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Confederate (CSV)


Benjamin F. Burnside

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was in Company B.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the leg and arm and captured in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Held at Fort McHenry, MD until xchanged 10 November 1862. Wounded in the head at Cold Harbor, VA on 3 June 1864. Returned to duty about 1 October, and detailed as a teamster. Paroled at Greensboro on 13 May 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Wilson1. Further detail from Company B roster data posted online by the reenactors of the Guilford Greys. Probably married Edney Jane Forbis in Guilford County in January 1868.


1   Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15  [AotW citation 9838]