1827 (Unknown location) – July 1, 1863 (Gettysburg, PA); 36 years old
Enlisted July 21, 1862
Mustered in August 28, 1862
Unit: 17th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers, Company B
One reference to him being a native of Montreal, Canada
Color Bearer.

Monument to the Connecticut 17th at Gettysburg National Park; Corporal Burns’ name is on the plaque on the left

Burial information not found.


Published by jeffd1121

USAF retiree. Veteran advocate. Committed to telling the stories of those who died while in the service of the country during wartime.

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