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Corp Francis Adbury Burruss
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Birth: Jul. 30, 1842
Preble County
Ohio, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 1921
Indiana, USA

Francis A. Burrus (Burrass), age 21, of Co. G. had been born on July 30, 1842, and originally enlisted at Dayton, Michigan. He was wounded by a shell during the battle at Cold Harbor and would become Corporal a few months later. Ironically, when the war ended he was among the birthplace of his father, James, who had been born at Appomattox Court House. Francis would eventually serve his community back home as the Assessor of Galien and Constable of Bertrand Township, Michigan.

26th Michigan service included: Camp Jackson, Alexandria, Washington, Suffolk, the New York Draft Riots, Mine Run, Wilderness, Po River, Spotsylvania, North Anna, Totopotomoy, Cold Harbor, Petersburg including Deep Bottom, & Ream's Station, Cedar Level Station, White Oak Swamp & Hatcher's Run, Fort Fisher, Sayler's Creek & Farmville, Appomattox and The Grand Review.

Skirmish Regiment for the Union 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Corps

Gertrude Todd

Guy F. Burruss 
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Esther Campbell Burruss (1849 - 1914)
Riverview Cemetery
South Bend
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA
Maintained by: Sandy Vandertol
Originally Created by: Mr. Overmyer
Record added: Mar 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49433475
Corp Francis Adbury Burruss
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Corp Francis Adbury Burruss
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- Mr. Overmyer
 Added: Mar. 8, 2010

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