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Sampson Harris
Birth: 1841
Noble County
Ohio, USA
Death: Oct. 29, 1905
Caldwell
Noble County
Ohio, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as a Private in Company K, 30th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Vicksburg, Mississippi on May 22, 1863. His citation reads simply "Gallantry in the charge of the volunteer storming party". His Medal was issued on July 10, 1894. He was one of nine 30th Ohio soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the others being Corporal William Archinal, Private Uriah Brown, Private William Campbell, Private William H. Longshore, Private James M. McClelland, Private Wilson McGonagle, Corporal Platt Pearsall, and Private Andrew Schmauch. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  George Harris (1788 - 1878)
  Elizabeth Archer Harris (1795 - 1879)
 
 Spouse:
  Caroline Brown Harris (1846 - 1913)*
 
 Children:
  James Stant Harris (1869 - 1919)*
  Meribah Harris Morris (1872 - 1953)*
  Bernice Harris Archer (1879 - 1962)*
  Maggie Harris McCleary (1883 - 1971)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Harris (1816 - 1877)*
  Esau Harris (1818 - 1859)*
  Elisha Harris (1819 - 1896)*
  David McGarry Harris (1827 - 1891)*
  G. S. Harris (1840 - ____)*
  Sampson Harris (1841 - 1905)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Veteran's marker lists year of death as 1906
 
Burial:
Olive Cemetery
Caldwell
Noble County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 10
 
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Record added: Jul 25, 2000
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Honoring your service.
- Wagon Master
 Added: Mar. 15, 2017
Thank you, Soldier for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Oct. 29, 2016
we are proud of you
- Michael Archer
 Added: Dec. 31, 2014
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