Charles H. HarrisHome State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
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.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action at Boonsboro and Sharpsburg.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1. A roster of Company A, 3rd Virginia Cavalry includes a C.H. Harriss.
|Birth State: VA |
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]
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