Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861
Born 10 July 1835
Died 24 April 1907
Buried McCray Cemetery, Hancock County Indiana
Photo courtesy of Margie and Don Wiggins
Private Burris was wounded on September 14th, 1862 at the Battle of South Mountain and again on May 5th, 1864 at the Battle of the Wilderness.
Elisha was the great grandson of John Burris Sr. a veteran of the American Revolution.