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Burton, Lemuel

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Lemuel Burton was born in New Jersey around 1843 and served in the 43rd United States Colored Troops during the Civil War. According to his service records, Burton worked as a laborer before he joined Company G of the 43rd USCT on April 13, 1864 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. While outside Petersburg on July 30, 1864, Burton was wounded during an engagement. Burton was transferred to a hospital in City Point, Virginia, but he died on August 5, 1864. (By Don Sailer)
Life span: 
01/01/1843 to 08/05/1864


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