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LTC Archibald Harrison
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Birth: Jun. 9, 1832
Ohio, USA
Death: Dec. 16, 1870

Son of John Scott HARRISON, a U.S. Congressman (1804-1878) and Elizabeth Ramsey IRWIN (1810-1850); Wife: Elizabeth Lawrence Sheets; brother of Benjamin Harrison, 23rd U.S. President.


Residence Indianapolis, IN;

Enlisted on 4/27/1861 at Indianapolis, Indiana as a 1st Lieutenant.

On 4/27/1861 he was commissioned into Field & Staff 8th Indiana Infantry.
He was Mustered Out on 8/6/1861 at Indianapolis, IN.

On 9/12/1861 he was commissioned into Field & Staff 27th Indiana Infantry.
He Resigned on 10/29/1861.
(Resigned for disability)

Promotions:
* 1st Lieut 4/27/1861 (1st Lieut & Adjutant)
* Lt Colonel 9/12/1861 (As of 27th IN Infantry)

He was known as Irwin by his family. He contracted tuberculosis. Brother Ben arranged for a physician, medications, and trips to Denver for his health. In January 1870, Irwin sent letter to Benjamin that the western climate was providing relief. Benjamin was encouraged by the news that Irwin had gained some temporary relief in the mountain air, though not a complete cure. The climate had restored Irwin's wife's health, but he died in December at thirty-eight years of age. Irwin and Ben had been very close.







 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Scott Harrison (1804 - 1878)
  Elizabeth Ramsey Irwin Harrison (1810 - 1850)
 
 Children:
  Jean Harrison Davis (1868 - 1932)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Henry Harrison (1827 - 1829)**
  Archibald Harrison (1832 - 1870)
  Benjamin Harrison (1833 - 1901)*
  Anna Symmes Harrison (1837 - 1838)*
  John Irwin Harrison (1839 - 1839)*
  Carter Bassett Harrison (1840 - 1905)*
  Mary Harrison Sapp (1841 - 1905)*
  Anna Harrison Morris (1842 - 1926)*
  John Scott Harrison (1844 - 1926)*
  James Findlay Harrison (1847 - 1848)*
  James Irwin Harrison (1849 - 1850)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Crown Hill Cemetery
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section 6, Lot 34
 
Created by: Eric Lowman
Record added: Dec 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32410973
LTC Archibald Harrison
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LTC Archibald Harrison
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LTC Archibald Harrison
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2nd cousin 2x removed of wife of 1st cousin 1x removed of wife of 7th great grandfather
- PATRICIA K. GRUETTER
 Added: Aug. 17, 2012

- Wes Phinney
 Added: Feb. 13, 2011
Thank you for your service in the Civil War.
- Eric Lowman
 Added: Dec. 26, 2008
 
 
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