Historical Rosters Database
George BurtonRoster ID 2368
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1865|
|Biography & Genealogy:||George Burton, Class of 1865. Born- Approximately in 1840. Matriculated from Richmond, VA. At VMI 6 months over 3 years. At VMI 21-25 April 1860, and 18 April through 30 October 1862 when he was dismissed. Military Record: Identification not certain, but may be the man who enlisted for the war 31 December 1862 at Richmond as Pvt, Company A, 31st Battalion Virginia Cavalry. Unit became Company A, 40th Battalion Virginia Cavalry and then Company A, 24th Virginia Cavalry. Transferred 28 April 1864 to Company I, 10th Virginia Cavalry. Admitted to hospital in Richmond on 5 March 1865. Post War Career: Teacher, Mechant. VMI man moved to Huntsville, AL soon after the war. Died- September 1877.|