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LTC John Henry Burnham

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LTC John Henry Burnham

Birth
Tolland, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA
Death
10 Apr 1883 (aged 46)
Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
Burial
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID
6574279 View Source

Civil War Union Army Officer. He served in the 16th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. rising to Lieutenant Colonel of the regiment, with whom he led in operations in North Carolina.

Age 46, died "Tuesday" at the State Hospital in Middletown where he has been since Dec 1881. Served at Lt. Colonel in the 16th Connecticut Vol. Infantry. Preceded in death by: his wife Helena (1876) who was the daughter of Henry Ferre of Comstock & Ferre of Wethersfield; his sister Mrs. E. D. Williams (1876); and a brother George Burnham who died in CA. Survived by two brothers: Joseph Durkee Burnham of Hartford, CT and Albert Abner Burnham of Willimantic, CT. Funeral conducted at home of his cousin, Miss C. C. Peck of No. 260 Main Street. Flags were flown on his and Major Henry L. Pasco and Quartermaster Gurdon Robins, Jr.'s graves who are also of the 16th Connecticut and are buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Civil War Union Army Officer. He served in the 16th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. rising to Lieutenant Colonel of the regiment, with whom he led in operations in North Carolina.

Age 46, died "Tuesday" at the State Hospital in Middletown where he has been since Dec 1881. Served at Lt. Colonel in the 16th Connecticut Vol. Infantry. Preceded in death by: his wife Helena (1876) who was the daughter of Henry Ferre of Comstock & Ferre of Wethersfield; his sister Mrs. E. D. Williams (1876); and a brother George Burnham who died in CA. Survived by two brothers: Joseph Durkee Burnham of Hartford, CT and Albert Abner Burnham of Willimantic, CT. Funeral conducted at home of his cousin, Miss C. C. Peck of No. 260 Main Street. Flags were flown on his and Major Henry L. Pasco and Quartermaster Gurdon Robins, Jr.'s graves who are also of the 16th Connecticut and are buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 4 Jul 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 6574279
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6574279/john-henry-burnham: accessed ), memorial page for LTC John Henry Burnham (30 Nov 1836–10 Apr 1883), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6574279, citing Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA; Maintained by Anonymous (contributor 46862836) .