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Federal (USV)


Charles Henry Burley

(c. 1839 - 1921)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 23, from Dover, NH, he enlisted on 9 June 1862 and mustered as Corporal, Company D, 9th New Hampshire Infantry on 26 July.

On the Campaign

He was listed as a deserter at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He returned to his Company on 19 August 1863, and deserted again on 24 December 1863 at Paris, KY. He returned, date not given, and mustered out as Private on 10 June 1865.

References & notes

Campaign status from Nelson1 with service from Ayling.2 His memorial is on Findagrave.


c. 1839; Dover, NH


05/17/1921; East Greenwich, NH


1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 149  [AotW citation 17000]

2   State of New Hampshire, Adjutant-General's Office, and Augustus D. Ayling, AG, Revised Register of the Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1866 , 2 Volumes, Concord: Ira C. Evans, Public Printer, 1895, Vol. 1, pg. 467  [AotW citation 20318]