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Pvt James M. Burd
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Birth: Mar. 30, 1840
Death: Apr. 29, 1887

Son of Uriah Emmons Burd and Rachel (nee McCloughan) Burd.

Brother of Stryker R Burd, Jonathan Burd, Anchor E (nee Burd) Dallas, John E Burd, Mary Ann (nee Burd) Dallas, Amy (nee Burd) LaRowe, Uriah T Burd, Sarah Jane (nee Burd) Neeld, and David M. Burd.

Grandson of Jonathan Burd and Mary (nee Emmons) Burd.

Husband of Elizabeth V (nee Green) Burd.

Civil War Union Soldier. He began his Civil War service in April 24, 1861, when he enlisted in the three-month 3rd New Jersey Militia regiment. Mustered in as a Private in Company D on April 27, 1861, he served through the July 1861 First Bull Run Campaign (where his regiment was held in reserve) and was mustered out on July 31, 1861.


His wife, Lizzie V. Burd, filed for a United States Army widow's pension on June 19, 1889 (Application #397919, Certificate #321992). 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Uriah Emmons Burd (1815 - 1874)
  Rachel McCloughan Burd (1813 - 1872)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth V Green Burd (1838 - 1911)
 
 Siblings:
  James M. Burd (1840 - 1887)
  Anchor E Burd Dallas (1842 - ____)*
  John E. Burd (1843 - 1889)*
  Mary Ann Burd Dallas (1845 - 1912)*
  Amy Burd La Rowe (1848 - 1904)*
  Uriah E Burd (1850 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pennington Cemetery
Pennington
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
 
Maintained by: Richard C Burd
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: May 10, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10943719
Pvt James M. Burd
Added by: Leigh Miller
 
Pvt James M. Burd
Added by: Richard C Burd
 
 
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We Will Never Forget You. This Grateful Nation Thanks You and may you rest in peace. I salute you.
- Wayne Apgar
 Added: Dec. 22, 2008

- Sherry
 Added: May. 10, 2005
 
 
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