Major Elisha Burbank, 12th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment in uniform

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Major Elisha Burbank, 12th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment in uniform

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Silsbee, Case & Co., photographer

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1861-1862

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A full-body portrait photograph of Union Major Elisha Burbank in uniform

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Full-body portrait photograph of soldier in uniform

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Library of Congress

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Major Elisha Burbank
(c. 1810 - 1862)
Home State: Massachusetts
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 12th Massachusetts Infantry
On the Campaign-He was in command of the Regiment on the Maryland Campaign following the death of Colonel Webster at 2nd Bull Run in August. He was mortally wounded in action while leading the Regiment near the Cornfield on the morning of 17 September.

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