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Rev Samuel Harrison
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Birth: Apr. 15, 1818
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 11, 1900
Pittsfield
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA

Minister, political activist. Became the first chaplain for the 54th Massachusetts Regiment in 1863. He fought for equal pay for Black soldiers in Regiments 54 and 55. Petitioning the Governor of Massachusetts (Andrews) and President Lincoln, he finally achieved his goal in 1864 with the troops receiving retroactive back pay to January of 1864.
 
 
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  Ellen Lewis Harrison (1816 - 1883)*
 
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Burial:
Pittsfield Cemetery
Pittsfield
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Section High Grove Grave 75
 
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Record added: Feb 12, 2010
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