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Pvt Walter Luther Burruss, Sr

Pvt Walter Luther Burruss, Sr

Birth
Caroline County, Virginia, USA
Death 1 Apr 1928 (aged 81–82)
Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA
Burial Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 8, Stone 273
Memorial ID 12945567 · View Source
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Company E (G.G. Savage's), 19th Battalion Virginia Heavy Artillery, Crutchfield's Brigade, G.W.C. Lee's Division, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Caroline County VA.
Enlisted on 4/15/1864 at Battery 5, Richmond, VA, he was mustered into "E" Co. VA 19th Battn Heavy Artillery as a Private.
On all rolls 8/31/1864 thru 2/28/1865.
Paroled 4/26/1865 Ashland, VA.

Postwar, married to Ida Geraldine Blanton, he lived at 1408 Main Street, Fredericksburg, Va.; father of Walter L. Jr., and Thomas S.; bookkeeper, later secretary-manager of C.E. Hunter, F.F. Plow Works & groceries at 816 Main Street; member of the Masonic Royal Arcanum, Fredericksburg Council No. 416 (Warden); Home Building Association (Secretary).

The 19th Heavy Artillery Battalion was organized in June, 1862, with four companies, later increased to five. This unit was attached to the Department of Richmond and served throughout the war defending the city.

Bio by: BigFrench


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  • Created by: BigFrench
  • Added: 10 Jan 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12945567
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Walter Luther Burruss, Sr (1846–1 Apr 1928), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12945567, citing Fredericksburg Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by BigFrench (contributor 46554304) .