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Federal (USV)


Isaac Burnham

(? - 1864)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21 on enlistment in July 1861. He was in Company I.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Captured in action at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863. Died a prisoner at Andersonville, GA on 13 August 1864, as Sergeant.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1.


08/13/1864; Andersonville, GA


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 54 - 56  [AotW citation 6837]