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Federal (USV)

Private

George Harris

(c. 1825 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 79th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 37, he enlisted in New York City for three years and mustered as Private, Company C, 79th New York Infantry on 19 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History.1 His service from the Adjutant General.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1825

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3604]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1901, Ser. No. 29, pg. 896  [AotW citation 22489]