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
Monument to the Connecticut 17th at Gettysburg National Park; Corporal Burns’ name is on the plaque on the left
Burial information not found.