Burgess, R W
Burgess, R. W.
a minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church South, labored some time in the South Carolina Conference, and in 1859 entered the Florida Conference. In 1862 he enlisted as a private soldier in the Confederate army, and fought during the campaign of that year in Virginia. In 1863 he resumed his ministerial labors in the Florida Conference, and continued laborious until his death in 1864. See Minutes of Annual Conferences of the M. E. Church South, 1864, p. 522.