Benjamin F. BurnsideHome State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company B.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the leg and arm and captured in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other 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]
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