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 James P. Harney

James P. Harney

Birth
Illinois, USA
Death 8 Apr 1865 (aged 19–20)
New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot , 2487
Memorial ID 2590351 · View Source
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James Harney was a farm boy from Franklin Township, Morgan County, Illinois when he enlisted at 16 as a private in Co. H of the 32nd Illinois. Shortly thereafter he was transferred to Co. K.

The young man fought with his regiment at Shiloh where he was slightly wounded. After the battle he served as a nurse on a hospital transport taking soldiers to St. Louis from the battlefield.

He became ill and died in hospital at New York Harbor April 8, 1865.


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  • Maintained by: Stephen Altic
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2590351
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James P. Harney (1845–8 Apr 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2590351, citing Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Stephen Altic (contributor 47364007) .