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PVT Harrison Ambrose

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PVT Harrison Ambrose

  • Birth 15 Jun 1839 Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 8 Sep 1863 Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Indiana Plot, Section F, Site #7
  • Memorial ID 8078018

Served in the Civil War with Co. H, 20th Indiana Infantry. He received a gunshot wound which resulted in a compound fracture of the left tibia on 2 JUL 1863 in his regiment's fight in ROSE's Woods with the 3rd Arkansas Infantry. His leg was amputated. Pyemia of the stump developed and he died of the infection at Letterman Hospital, Gettysburg, PA. He was originally buried in that hospital's cemetery, Section 7, Grave #24. He was later reinterred in the National Cemetery at Gettysburg. He resided in Sommersett, IN.

At the time of his enlistment, Harrison resided in Warren Township, Clinton County, Indiana, near the village of Middlefork. He migrated to Indiana from Somerset County, Pennsylvania.


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H. AMBROSE.
CO. H. REGT. 20.


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  • Created by: CK
  • Added: 11 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8078018
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Harrison Ambrose (15 Jun 1839–8 Sep 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8078018, citing Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by CK (contributor 46565782) .