Burgess, Edwin D.
Age: 18, credited to Chelsea, VTVITALS
Birth: 04/22/1844, Chelsea, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Cypress Hills National Cemetery, NY
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Edwin D. Burgess
Burgess, Edwin D., age 18, cred. to Chelsea, VT
Service: enl 2/20/62, m/i 4/12/62, Pvt, Co. D, 4th VVI, mwia, n.d., d/wds 8/10/62 (originally buried at Lovell General Hospital, Portsmouth RI; reinterred)
Born: 4/22/1844, Chelsea, VT; Died 8/10/1862; buried: Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY
Information from the Revised Roster and cemetery material indicates Edwin D. Burgess died 10 August 1862, and was originally buried at the Lovell General Hospital, in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, subsequently reinterred at the Cyprus Hill National Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York.
According to his bible, however, he died 13 August.
Information and photographs contributed by David Erbstoesser, who is looking for a picture of Edwin.