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Harrison H. Jeffords
Birth: Aug. 21, 1834
Monroe County, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1863
Gettysburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer. Served during the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 4th Michigan Volunteer Infantry. During the second day of the Battle of Gettysburg (July 2, 1863) he was mortally wounded in brutal fighing in the Wheatfield by a Confederate bayonet while attempting to rescue the 4th Michigan's national colors. He lingered until the next day before dying. Today the 4th Michigan Infantry's monument in the Gettysburg National Military Park stand on the spot in the Wheatfield where he was wounded. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Dexter
Washtenaw County
Michigan, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 15, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5847199
Harrison H. Jeffords
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Harrison H. Jeffords
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Harrison H. Jeffords
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HAVE A GREAT HEAVENLY BIRTHDAY,HARRISON.REST IN HEAVENLY PEACE.
- GHOSTLADY888
 Added: Aug. 21, 2014
Remembering you today, beloved soldier...
- Mary
 Added: Aug. 1, 2014
Rest in peace, Colonel. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. God bless you for your gallant and heroic defense of our Union against those who would have destroyed it. I am forever awed by what those of you did there who "gave the last full measure of...(Read more)
- Sharon
 Added: Jul. 3, 2014
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