Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 31st Virginia Infantry
He enlisted as a Private in Company I, 31st Virginia Infantry, date not given.
On the Campaign
He was captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He took an oath of allegiance to the United States and was released to go home. He was dropped from the Company rolls in October 1862.
References & notes
His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 via fold3, and David W. Wooddell's Hoffman's Army: The 31st Virginia Infantry, CSA (2015), as Nathaniel Burns. Thanks to Ralph Parmenter Bennett for the pointer to Private Burns and extracting his information from Woodell.