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Harris Merrill Plaisted
Birth: Nov. 2, 1828
Death: Jan. 31, 1898
Bangor
Penobscot County
Maine, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Major General, US Congressman, Maine Governor. Served in the Civil War fist as Lieutenant Colonel, then Colonel and commander of the 11th Maine Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on February 21, 1865, and Major General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious services". Represented Maine's 4th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1875 to 1877, and being elected to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Samuel F. Hersey. Served as Governor of Maine from 1881 to 1883. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Bangor
Penobscot County
Maine, USA
Plot: Corporation Grounds, Lot 1024
GPS (lat/lon): 44.82124, -68.72411
 
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Record added: Dec 22, 2000
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Harris Merrill Plaisted
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