CORPORAL HENRY BURNS

1827 (Unknown location) – July 1, 1863 (Gettysburg, PA); 36 years old
Company B, 17th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteers.
Color Bearer.
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

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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