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PVT James Burns

PVT James Burns

Birth
Death 27 Apr 1864
Decatur, Morgan County, Alabama, USA
Burial Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, USA
Plot Plot B Number 3232
Memorial ID 25137078 · View Source
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James Burns was a United States Soldier during the American Civil War from 1861 to 1865.

He enlisted on July 8th, 1863, at New York City, New York, for three years service at the age of 28, and was mustered into service as a Private in the 11th New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment on September 2nd, 1863, at Camp Sprague, Staten Island, New York. The 11th Veteran Regiment was merged with several other veteran regiments that were organizing in New York City at the time, and the company was assigned as transferred to Company E of the 17th New York Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment on October 1st, 1863.

He served with the regiment in its early campaigns in Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Alabama. As a result of his service he contract an illness, and on April 27th, 1864, he died of disease at Decatur, Alabama. He was originally buried in Decatur, but was dis-interred and moved to the National Cemetery in Corinth, Mississippi.


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  • Maintained by: Kenneth Robison II
  • Originally Created by: Vicki Burress Roach
  • Added: 8 Mar 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 25137078
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT James Burns (unknown–27 Apr 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25137078, citing Corinth National Cemetery, Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Kenneth Robison II (contributor 46542264) .