Original U. S. Mil Acad
West Point 29 March 1854
Mr. A. A. Bursley from Mass: enterd the Mil Acad 1 July 1850, & continued till 29 June 1854 when his resignation was accepted.
The last year he was at the Acad, he was appd the orderly Sergt of one of the Compns of Cadets, which office he filled to the entire satisfaction of the Commdt of the Corps, & proved himself a good soldier & zealous officer
R E LeeBtCol U. S. A