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 William Harrow

William Harrow

Birth
Winchester, Clark County, Kentucky, USA
Death 27 Sep 1872 (aged 49)
New Albany, Floyd County, Indiana, USA
Burial Mount Vernon, Posey County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 11832 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brigadier General. Captain of Knox County Invincibles 1861; Major 1861; Lieutenant Colonel 1862; Full Colonel 1862. Brigadier General 1863. Born in Winchester, Kentucky he was at the battle of the Wilderness, Cheat Mountain, the Shenandoah valley campaigns and Gettysburg. At Gettysburg he faced Pickett's Charge, his daughter writes that his hat was filed with bullet holes and his life was saved by coins and a daguerreotype in his pocket. He resigned before the end of the war and returned to Mt. Vernon, Indiana. He died in a train wreck on the way to Jeffersonville on September 27, 1871 while campaigning for Horace Greeley in the presidential race.


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Gen. William Harrow
Maj. Of The 14th Ind. Vols. Later
Com. Of 4th Div. 15th Army Corps. At
Battle Of Gettysburg. Born At Win-
chester Clarke Co. Ky.Nov. 14, 1822
Died At New Albany Ind. Sept. 27, 1872


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 23 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11832
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Harrow (14 Nov 1822–27 Sep 1872), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11832, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Posey County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .