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Confederate (CSV)


Sampson L. Harris

(c. 1829 - 1862)

Home State: Arkansas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Arkansas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A farmer in Ashley County before the War, he enlisted in Company A, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, at Portland, Arkansas, May 20, 1861; elected First Lieutenant, May 20, 1861; promoted Captain, March 11, 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 18, 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Howerton1. Brother of Private Ptolemy Tinsley Harris, Jr. (d. 08/20/1861).


c. 1829 in AL


09/18/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Howerton, Bryan R., Roster of the Third Arkansas Infantry Regiment, CSA, Published 1998, <>, Source page: /civilwar/3rdcoa.html  [AotW citation 13799]