Elkanah L Burson

  • American

Elkanah L Burson (23 January 1832 - 11 February 1915) was an American military officer in the army of Confederate States of America. Burson was an original member of the Wilcox True Blues, 44th Alabama Regiment, Law's Brigade, Hood's Division, Longstreet's Corps, General Robert E Lee's Army of Northern Virginia and later served in the Alabama House of Representatives. - AsNotedIn


Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1862/09/17 Elkanah Burson is wounded at Sharpsburg Confederate Officer Antietam National Battlefield Sharpsburg, MD Battle of Antietam
1864/05/06 Elkanah Burson is wounded during the Battle of the Wilderness Confederate Officer Wilderness Battlefield Virginia Battle of the Wilderness
1865/04/09 Elkanah L Burson delivers General Grant's surender demand to General Lee and returns Lee's surrender papers back to General Grant Confederate Attache Appomattox Court House National Historical Park Appomattox Battles of Appomattox Station and Court House
1876/00/00 Trails End is built (S end of Old Barge Mill Rd, off AL-21 just W of Purifoy-Lipscomb Home) for Elkanah and Elafore Barge Burson on land inherited from his grandfather Joseph Burson who obtained the land via a grant signed by Andrew Jackson Home Furman Historic District Furman
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