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George W. Harris
Birth: Mar. 6, 1835
Death: Jan. 30, 1921

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as a Private in Company B, 148th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Spotsylvania, Virginia on May 12, 1864. His citation reads "Capture of flag, wresting it from the color bearer and shooting an officer who attempted to regain it". His Medal was issued on December 1, 1864. He was one of four 148th Pennsylvania Infantry soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the others being Private Robert W. Ammerman, Captain Jeremiah Z. Brown, and Private Josiah Phillips). (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
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  Hannah Stratton Harris (1835 - 1906)*
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Union Cemetery
Centre County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Lot 299-300
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Oct 19, 2001
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George W. Harris
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George W. Harris
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George W. Harris
Added by: Russ Dodge
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