Asahel Burris
Mustered into service as a Corporal on July 29th, 1861 
Born 20 January 1834
Died 18 June 1895
Buried Munsey Cemetery, Barry Co. Missouri

Corporal  Asahel Burris was one of the many men that became ill after arriving in Washington D.C. in the fall of 1861. He was discharged from the service because of this illness in December of that year.

He filed for and received a pension in January of 1863. 
Asahel and Sarah Burris
Photo courtesy of Regina Smith Edgemon
Photo courtesy of Nita at Find A  Grave