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H.D. Burr

H.D. Burr

Federal (USV)


Henry Dunning Burr

(1835 - 1897)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 26, from Superior, MI, he enlisted 13 August 1862 in Ypsilanti and mustered as Private, Company E, 17th Michigan Infantry on 19 August.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was discharged for wounds on 7 April 1863.

After the War

He lived in Stepney Depot, CT.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Service from the Record of Service.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave, source also of his picture, from a photograph provided by Scott Hann. His birth date and middle name from notes on the back of that photo.




02/22/1897; in CT; burial in Cutlers Farm Cemetery, Monroe, CT


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. 150  [AotW citation 17013]

2   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 17, pg. 15  [AotW citation 20215]