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George W. Harris
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Birth: Aug. 16, 1837
Salem
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: May 20, 1864
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Veteran

Residence Smithfield RI;
Enlisted on 10/8/1861 as a Sergeant.

On 10/15/1861 he mustered into "D" Co. RI 1st Cavalry
He Re-enlisted on 1/5/1864
He died of disease on 5/20/1864 at Camp Stoneman, VA

He was listed as:
* Detached 4/12/1863 Dumfries, VA
* Returned 5/15/1863 (place not stated) (Estimated day)
* Absent leave 8/15/1863 (place not stated) (Estimated day)

Promotions:
* Qtr Master Serg 8/1/1863 (As of Co. A)

Intra Regimental Company Transfers:
* 8/1/1863 from company D to company A


Sources
- Register of Rhode Island Volunteers 1861-1865


Marriage:
. Julia Ann Harris, 26 Nov 1861
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jonathan Harris (1788 - 1850)
  Louisa Harris (____ - 1861)
 
 Spouse:
  Julia Ann Harris Harris (1842 - 1899)
 
 Children:
  Frederick Denison Harris (1862 - 1881)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Died Camp Stoneman DC

Death found husband and father,
And thou wert good and kind,
Though gone from earth forever,
Thy memory is on our mind
 
Burial:
Cook Cemetery
Woonsocket
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Maintained by: Bearded Graver
Originally Created by: Superkentman
Record added: Oct 14, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22188324
George W. Harris
Added by: Barbara Wilson Krause
 
George W. Harris
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George W. Harris
Added by: Mike Phillips
 
 
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