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Burke, John


Age: 18, credited to Berlin, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 2/13/64, m/i 2/13/64, Pvt, Co. K, 3rd VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, wdd, Fisher's Hill, 9/22/64, m/o 7/11/65

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Birth: 1845, Montpelier, VT
Death: 08/18/1893

Burial: St. Augustine Cemetery, Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer:

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 2/17/1890, NH; widow Margaret, 12/11/1894, NH, not approved (because she died 2 days after applying)
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


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Copyright notice

St. Augustine Cemetery, Montpelier, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.


John Burke was instantly killed at Wells River last Friday morning. He was lying on the track at the time, and it was said, in an intoxicated condition. His body was terribly mangled. The remains were brought here Friday night, and brief services were conducted the following morning. He was 48 years of age, and served in Co. K., 3d Vt. Regt. He was wounded at the Battle of the Wilderness, and at Winchester.

Source: West Randolph Herald and News, Aug. 31, 1893
Courtesy of Deanna French