BURK, Edward

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Waterford, Racine County, Wisconsin. Norwegian. Born in Ireland. Civil War: Mason. Age 45. Married. Gray eyes, brown hair, light complexion, 5’4”. Enlisted for three years on 1 Nov 1861 at Waterford and mustered 2 Dec 1861 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Sick and given home leave, 2 Mar 1862. Judged unfit for service and discharged for disability at Mississippi River Island No. 10, 24 May 1862. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-5,15; red book vol 20 p 44) (Buslett p408) (Ulvestad p274) (Ager p298) “Burke, Edvard”