James Brattle Burbank of Connecticut
First Lieutenant, 20th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, 19 November 1862
Captain, 4 June 1863
Brevet Major of Volunteers, 13 March 1865 for gallant conduct in the battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia
Resigned 17 December 1863
Private and Sergeant Major, 3rd U. S. Artillery, 14 May 1864 to 31 March 1865
Second Lieutenant, 3rd U. S. Artillery, 12 March 1865
First Lieutenant, 28 July 1866
Captain, 3 Novembeer 1882
Major, 5th U. S. Artillery, 8March 1898
Lieutenant Colonel, Artillery Corps, 2 February 1901
Colonel, 1 April 1902
Retired 11 September 1902
Breveted First Lieutenant, 13 March 1865 for gallant and meritorious services during the war.
GENERAL JAMES B. BURNBANK
Retired Veteran of Civil and Spanish-American Wars Dies
WASHINGTON, December 30, 1928 – Brigadier General James Brattle Burnbank, U.S.A., retired veteran of the Civil War and the Spanish-American War, died early today at the Walter Reed Hospital. He had made his home here for a number of years. He was born in Hartford, Connecticut, 90 years ago.
BURBANK, JAMES BRATTLE
BRIG GEN USA
- DATE OF DEATH: 12/30/1928
- BURIED AT: SECTION 4-N SITE 3302
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
Reviewed by: Michael Howard