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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Charles H. Harris

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was an unmarried clerk from Brydlon (?), Brunswick County, VA when he enlisted as Private on 24 April 1861 in Company G, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was present at most engagements from First to Second Manassas, VA.

On the Campaign

Present in action at Boonsboro and Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

In action with his Company at Fredericksburg, VA in December 1862, and on the Gettysburg Campaign in July 1863. He transferred to the 3rd Virginia Cavalry on 11 October 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1. A roster of Company A, 3rd Virginia Cavalry includes a C.H. Harriss.

Birth

Date not known in VA

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15677]