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Burnham, Arthur H.

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 0, credited to Barre, VT
Unit(s): USA
Service: appt USMA 1860 from MA, grad 1864, 1LT Engineer Corps 6/13/64, Bvt CPT 8/23/64, Fort Gaines, Bvt MAJ 3/26/65, Mobile campaign, CPT 3/6/67

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VITALS

Birth: 09/23/1841, Barre, VT
Death: 09/12/1877

Burial: Lowell Cemetery, Lowell, MA
Marker/Plot: Verbena, Lot 1381
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 14403428

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Maria G., 9/29/1877
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: None

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Lowell Cemetery, Lowell, MA

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Arthur H. Burnham

The Philadelphia Inquirer.
ESTABLISHED 1828. PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1877.
OBITUARY
Major Arthur H. Burnham
Lowell, Mass, Sept. 12. -- Major Arthur H. Burnham died here this morning, of cholera morbus, aged thirty-six years. He was a graduate of West Point.
Captain Burnham was born in Vermont, and was appointed to West Point from Massachusetts July 1, 1860. He graduated from the Military Academy in 1864, and was mad first lieutenant in the Engineer Corps, Jun 13, of that year. He served throughout the rebellion, and was mad a brevet captain August 23, 1864, for gallantry at the siege of Fort Gaines, and brevet major March 26, 1865, for services during the campaign against Mobile. He was made captain in the Engineer Corps, March 6, 1867.
Courtesy of Bob Hackett.