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Henry King Burgwyn, Jr
Birth: Oct. 3, 1841
Death: Jul. 1, 1863
Gettysburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. Known as the "Boy Colonel" for his extreme youthfulness, he served as Colonel and commander of the 26th North Carolina Infantry regiment. He was killed on the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg (July 1, l863) while leading his men. His regiment would lose over 80% of its men during the battle. (bio by: Ethan F. Bishop) 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry King Burgwyn (1811 - 1877)
  Anna Greenough Burgwyn (1817 - 1887)
 
 Siblings:
  Henry King Burgwyn (1841 - 1863)
  William Hyslop Sumner Burgwyn (1845 - 1913)*
  George Pollock Burgwyn (1847 - 1907)*
  John Alveston Burgwyn (1850 - 1898)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Raleigh
Wake County
North Carolina, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 35.78486, -78.62748
 
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Record added: Oct 12, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5841191
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- RoxღEd
 Added: Aug. 14, 2014
Remembering you today, beloved soldier...
- Mary
 Added: Aug. 9, 2014
Remembering you today. A brave man.
- Pipedreamer
 Added: Jul. 1, 2014
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