Burtnett, Edwin

Rank: Bugler

Unit: H Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: September 15, 1846 in New York, New York. He was 16.

Hometown: New York, New York

Occupation prior to enlistment: Musician

Campaign: Plains Indian War (pre Civil War)

Died: 1 September 1851

Cause of death: Killed in action – shot by Indians

Location of fatality: Albuquerque, New Mexico,