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Federal (USV)


John J.C. Burlew

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 21 in Company D, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 4 August 1862 and mustered as Private.

On the Campaign

He was in action with his Company at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

After the battle, he was sent to a hospital in Washington, DC, sick. He transferred to the Invalid Corps (Veteran Reserve Corps) on 1 July 1863. He was discharged 28 June 1865.

After the War

In 1896 he was a laborer in Keyport, Raritan Township, NJ.

References & notes

Basic information from the D Society1. His occupation from Boyd's Monmouth County New Jersey Directory (1896-97).


c. 1841; Rahway, NJ


1   D Society, Veterans, Co. D 13th NJ Infantry, Historical Sketch of Co. D, 13th Regiment, N.J. Vols., Newark (NJ): D.H. Gildersleeve & Co., 1875, pg. 61  [AotW citation 17206]