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S A Burton

Birth: 8 Dec 1840

Death: 18 Dec 1917


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Served in Company A, 5th Inf., Tennessee as Pvt

Residence was not listed; Enlisted on 5/15/1861 as a Private. On 5/15/1861 he mustered into "A" Co. TN 5th Infantry (date and method of discharge not given) (Estimated date of enlistment) Sources used: - Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records
Unit Details:
5th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Paris, Henry County, Tennessee, in May, 1861. Its members were recruited in Henry and Benton counties. The unit fought at New Madrid, Shiloh, and Perryville before being assigned to Strahl's, Stewart's, and Palmer's Brigade, Army of Tennessee. During December, 1862, it was reduced to five companies, and consolidated with the 4th Tennessee Volunteers. It participated in the various campaigns of the army from Murfreesboro to Atlanta, returned to Tennessee with Hood, and was active in North Carolina. This regiment lost 8 killed, 68 wounded, and 12 missing at Perryville, and the 4th/5th reported 76 casualties at Murfreesboro, 33 at Chickamauga, and 63 at Missionary Ridge. In December, 1863, the 5th totalled 167 men and 106 arms, but only a remnant surrendered on April 26, 1865. The field officers were Colonels Jonathan J. Lamb, William E. Travis, and Calvin D. Venable; Lieutenant Colonels John D. C. Atkins and William C. Swor; and Major Bryan B. Bunch, Jr.

Possible gravesites:
Profile photo:  Sarah <I>Ratliffe</I> BurtonSarah Ratliffe
1838 - 17 May 1917
Anderson Cemetery
East Stanwood, Snohomish County, Washington

Profile photo:  Sarah BurtonSarah Burton
1837 - 23 Dec 1918
Great Ayton Cemetery
Great Ayton, Hambleton District, North Yorkshire, England

Profile photo:  Sarah D. <I>Jones</I> BurtonSarah D. Jones
17 Mar 1843 - 9 Nov 1918
Blandford Cemetery
Petersburg, Petersburg City, Virginia

Profile photo:  Sarah Elizabeth <I>Lee</I> BurtonSarah Elizabeth Lee
9 Oct 1837 - 30 Dec 1918
Rockport Cemetery
Malvern, Hot Spring County, Arkansas

Profile photo:  Sarah Evelyn <I>Mason</I> BurtonSarah Evelyn Mason
10 Nov 1835 - 7 Nov 1917
Green Hill Cemetery
Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina

Profile photo:  Sarah I. BurtonSarah I. Burton
14 Jan 1839 - 24 Aug 1916
Elmwood Cemetery
Fort Madison, Lee County, Iowa

Profile photo:  Sarah J <I>Shewmake</I> BurtonSarah J Shewmake
15 Apr 1839 - 19 Jun 1918
Magnolia Cemetery
Waynesboro, Burke County, Georgia

Profile photo:  Sarah Marin <I>Curry</I> BurtonSarah Marin Curry
7 Nov 1842 - 21 Jun 1917
Bearwallow Cemetery
Christine, Adair County, Kentucky

Sarah Martha Marilda Kimbrough
15 Feb 1836 - 18 Mar 1918
Wakenda Baptist Church Cemetery
Wakenda, Carroll County, Missouri

Silas Burton
22 Dec 1837 - 18 Dec 1918
Yankton City Cemetery
Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota

Profile photo:  Smith Alexander BurtonSmith Alexander Burton
8 Dec 1840 - 17 Dec 1917
Woods Chapel Cemetery
Greene County, Arkansas

Profile photo:  Susan BurtonSusan Burton
18 Apr 1838 - 16 Mar 1917
Greenlawn Cemetery
Bainbridge, Chenango County, New York

Susan Burton
1844 - 11 Jul 1916
Horton Estate Cemetery
Epsom, Epsom and Ewell Borough, Surrey, England

Profile photo:  Susan Ann <I>Gray</I> BurtonSusan Ann Gray
25 Dec 1838 - 6 Feb 1917
Lake View Cemetery
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio

Profile photo:  Syras BurtonSyras Burton
1843 - 16 Jan 1918
Coxes Providence Community Cemetery
Hanover, Milam County, Texas

Profile photo:  Samuel BurtonSamuel Burton
23 Aug 1845 - 14 Jul 1917
Emerson Cemetery
Emerson, Mills County, Iowa

Profile photo:  Samuel F. BurtonSamuel F. Burton
4 Jan 1836 - 31 Jul 1917
Rock Creek Cemetery
Pine County, Minnesota

Profile photo:  Serena Jane <I>Taylor</I> BurtonSerena Jane Taylor
15 Sep 1844 - 23 Dec 1918
Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Fonthill, Russell County, Kentucky

Profile photo:  Sophia <I>Clinard</I> BurtonSophia Clinard
26 Oct 1837 - 10 Jan 1918
Stokesburg United Methodist Church Cemetery
Stokesburg, Stokes County, North Carolina

Susannah Burton
1844 - 18 Apr 1918
Lowestoft Cemetery
Lowestoft, Waveney District, Suffolk, England

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