Acton Memorial Library
|11th MVI||1st Sergt.; enl. and must. June 13, 1861; comm. 2nd Lieut., Aug 11, 1862; 1st Lieut., March 13, 1863; not must.||killed May 3, 1863||Boston||driver||
killed in action, May 3, 1863 at Chancellorsville, Va., as 2nd Lieut. of Co. C.
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|Date||May 3, 1863|
|Cause||killed in action|
|Burial||Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.|
Parents John and Mary Harris were in Acton in 1855 and 1865 (source: 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton. Compiled by Ann S. Lainhart. Boston, 1989. Page 9, 53).
Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "Our Honored Dead," as "J. Stillman Harris."
Henry L. Hosmer. The Town of Acton in the Civil War, 1861-1865. Tucson, Arizona: The Author, 2001. 58.
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