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 Harrison H. Jeffords

Harrison H. Jeffords

Birth
Monroe County, New York, USA
Death 3 Jul 1863 (aged 26)
Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Dexter, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 5847199 · View Source
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Civil War Union Army Officer. Served during the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 4th Michigan Volunteer Infantry. During the second day of the Battle of Gettysburg (July 2, 1863) he was mortally wounded in brutal fighing in the Wheatfield by a Confederate bayonet while attempting to rescue the 4th Michigan's national colors. He lingered until the next day before dying. Today the 4th Michigan Infantry's monument in the Gettysburg National Military Park stand on the spot in the Wheatfield where he was wounded.

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  • Added: 15 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5847199
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harrison H. Jeffords (21 Aug 1836–3 Jul 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5847199, citing Forest Lawn Cemetery, Dexter, Washtenaw County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .