Civil War Records of John S. Harris

Service

Co. Regiment / Ship From To Residence/ Credit Occupation Notes
F
C
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

age 25;

killed in action, May 3, 1863 at Chancellorsville, Va., as 2nd Lieut. of Co. C.

MASSCW, 1:783

Service Record (select pages from the National Archives): 6 Pages (PDF*)
Service Ledger (Town of Acton): x

Pension

Co. Regiment Date Filed Type App. No. Cert. No. State Beneficiary/Remarks
               

Pension File (select pages from the National Archives):  x

Grand Army of the Republic

x


Death

Date May 3, 1863
Place Chancellorsville, Virginia
Age 28
Cause killed in action
Obituary  
Funeral  
Burial Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.
Survived by  

Additional Information

Parents John and Mary Harris were in Acton in 1855 and 1865 (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 9, 53).

The name J. Stillman Harris is recorded on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "Our Honored Dead."

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See also:

Hosmer, The Town of Acton in the Civil War: 58.

 

 

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