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Federal (USV)


John W. Burnett

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

Enlisted as Sergeant, Company F, 4th Pennsylvania Reserves on 11 June 1861.

The rest of the War

Promoted from Sergeant to 2d Lieutenant on 1 March 1863. Mustered out with his Company on 17 June 1864.

References & notes

Presence at Antietam from Carman.1 Service data from Bates2.


1   Carman, Ezra Ayers, and Dr. Thomas G. Clemens, editor, The Maryland Campaign of September 1862, 3 volumes, El Dorado Hills (CA): Savas Beatie, 2010-17, Vol. 1, pg. 36, note 40  [AotW citation 10677]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 10681]