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Sons of Malachi & Margaret Burns

All of the Burns boys served in the Civil War. Robert Burns (who rose to Captain in 1865) and George Burns enlisted in Co. H of the 1st Georgia Infantry on July 24, 1861, and Henry and Cornelius Burns enlisted in the 52nd Georgia Infantry. Henry Burns perished during the war, killed at Baker Creek, Mississippi on May 16, 1863. George Burns was wounded several times but survived the war. The Burns brothers returned to Daholnega after the war, where they married, rased families and worked as miners and farmers.

Robert & George Burns are buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Dahlonega, Georgia.


Claude Cornelius Burns, Goodman Hughes Burns, Henry Thomas, William Malachi and their father, George Washington Burns, with the family's treasured bloodhounds.

George & Harrett Burns with two of their children, possibly Robert L and Frances E Burns



Robert Calhoun, George Washington and Cornelius Burns.
Sons of Malachi and Margaret Goswick Burns of Lumpkin Co. Ga.