Christian Johann Burki Papers, 1861-1886 (R1416)

0.04 cubic foot (4 folders)

 Finding Aid

The Christian Johann Bürki Papers contain materials related to his service during the Civil War. Born in Bern, Switzerland, Bürki moved to the United States prior to the Civil War and enlisted at St. Louis in the Missouri Volunteer Infantry, 15th Regiment, known as the ‘Swiss Rifles,’ where he rose to the rank of captain.