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Federal (USV)


Francis W. Burr

(? - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company G.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the groin in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862. His brother Bela was also wounded that day, but survived the War.

The rest of the War

Died of wounds on 11 October 1862 at the Locust Spring Hospital near Sharpsburg.

References & notes

Basic information from the Antietam Cemetery History1, further details from John Banks.


10/11/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3277]