1827 (Unknown location) – July 1, 1863 (Gettysburg, PA); 36 years old
Company B, 17th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers.
Enlisted July 21, 1862.
Killed July 1, 1863 at Gettysburg, Virginia.
One reference to him being a native of Montreal, Canada.
Burial information not found
Monument to the Connecticut 17th at Gettysburg National Park; Corporal Burns’ name is on the plaque on the left