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

1835

  • John S. Burdick was born in New York.

1860

  • July 25:  The U.S. Federal Census taken in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, OH showed John, a fireman, lived as a boarder with an engineer and his family.

1862

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

1863

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

1864     

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

1865     

  • January 6: Cleveland Daily Leader

1865

  • January 8: John Burdick was buried at the Monroe Street Cemetery in Cleveland, OH.