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Harris Merrill Plaisted
Birth: Nov. 2, 1828
Coos County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Jan. 31, 1898
Penobscot County
Maine, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Major General, US Congressman, Maine Governor. He served in the Civil War fist as Lieutenant Colonel, then Colonel and commander of the 11th Maine Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on February 21, 1865, and Major General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious services". He was elected as a Republican to represent Maine's 4th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1875 to 1877, filling the vacancy caused by the death of Samuel F. Hersey. He then served as Governor of Maine from 1881 to 1883. 
Family links: 
  William Plaisted (1792 - 1854)
  Nancy Merrill Plaisted (1796 - 1856)
  Sarah J. Mason Plaisted (1835 - 1875)
  Mabel True Hill Plaisted (1854 - 1917)*
  Harold Mason Plaisted (1861 - 1942)*
  Frederick William Plaisted (1865 - 1943)*
  Ralph P Plaisted (1871 - 1914)*
  Gertrude Plaisted (1890 - 1985)*
  Elijah F. Plaisted (1826 - 1872)*
  Harris Merrill Plaisted (1828 - 1898)
  John Haines Plaisted (1835 - 1863)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Hope Cemetery
Penobscot County
Maine, USA
Plot: Corporation Grounds, Lot 1024
GPS (lat/lon): 44.82124, -68.72411
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Dec 22, 2000
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- David Wend
 Added: Nov. 2, 2016
Thank you, General for your service with the Army of the James and service to our country during our American Civil War. Rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jan. 31, 2016

- R I P
 Added: Jan. 31, 2015
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