B. J. HarrisHome State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Private, Company I, 16th Georgia Infantry on 16 July 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the finger, necessitating amputation, in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.
The remainder of the War:
Roll dated February 1, 1865, last on file, shows him absent without leave. No later record.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1.
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 12246]
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