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Federal (USV)

Private

Abram M. Harris

(c. 1840 - 1909)

Home State: New Jersey

Education: harris

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company D, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 15 August 1862 at age 22 and mustered as Private on 25 August.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated at Turner's Lane Hospital, Philadelphia, and returned to his Company in Virginia in March 1863. He was promoted to Corporal on 1 May 1865 and mustered out with his Company on 8 June 1865.

After the War

He was the Reverend Abram H. Harris.

References & notes

Basic information from Toombs1. Service from Stryker.2 Further details from a brief bio in Historical Sketch of Co. "D", 13th Regiment, N.J. Vols (1875) by members of the "D" Society. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1840; Stillwater, NJ

Death

01/19/1909; Port Morris, NJ; burial in First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rockaway, NJ

Notes

1   Toombs, Samuel, Reminiscences of the War ... the Thirteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers, Orange (NJ): The (Orange) Journal, 1878, pp. 21 - 22  [AotW citation 7851]

2   State of New Jersey, Adjutant-General's Office, and William S. Stryker, Adjutant General, Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Trenton: John L. Murphy, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1876, pg. 640  [AotW citation 17159]