James A. Burke

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Jas. A. Burke
Co. A. 19.
Tex. Inf.
Oct. 12, 1906
Aged 76 yrs.
Full Name: James A. Burke
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 2 (D)
Row:L  Number:10
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: 1830 
Died: January 22, 1926 
Burial Date:  
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Ireland 
Occupation: Farmer 
Marital Status: Single 
Came To Texas: 1882 
Residence: Dallas, Texas 
Admitted To Home: October 7, 1902 
Religion: Catholic 
Brigade: McCulloch's 
Regiment: 19th Texas Inf. 

BURKE, JAMES A. (1830 ~ 1906). Confederate veteran James A. Burke was born in 1830. It is unknown where he was born.

Burke joined the Confederate Army on March 31, 1862 and served as a Private until the end of the Civil War. Burke joined the 19th Regiment of the Texas Infantry. The 19th Texas Infantry fought in numerous engagements in Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana including the Red River Campaign, the Battle of Pleasant Hill and the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry where General Richard Scurry was killed. The unit surrendered at Galveston in June of 1865.

At the conclusion of the War, Burke settled in Dallas County, Texas where he was a farmer until being admitted to the Confederate Men's Home in Austin. He died at the Home on January 22, 1926 and was buried the following day.

Information taken from Texas State Cemetery file materials.

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