John S. Burdick, Lieutenant, 20th Ohio Light Artillery, US

1835

  • John S. Burdick is born in New York.

1860

  • July 25:  The United States Federal Census taken in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio shows John, a fireman, living as a boarder with an engineer and his family.

1862

  • August 30: John S. Burdick enlists in the US Army. He is commissioned as an officer.

1863

  • March 5:  John is promoted to Full Sergeant.
  • November 25:  John is promoted to Full 2nd Lieutenant.

1864     

  • August 29: John is promoted to Full 1st Lieutenant.
  • November 30:  Lieutenant John Burdick is killed in action at the Battle of Franklin.

1865     

  • January 6: Cleveland Daily Leader