Asahel Burris

Mustered into service as a Corporal on July 29th, 1861

Born 20 January 1834

Died  18 June 1895

Buried Munsey Cemetery, Barry County Missouri

Asahel and Sarah Burris

Photo courtesy of Regina Smith Edgemon

Corporal Burris was one of the many men that became ill after arriving in Washington D.C. in the fall of 1861. He was discharged from the service because of this illness in December of that year.


He filed for and received a pension in January of 1863.


Headstone photos courtesy of Nita at Find A Grave