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Harris, Chauncey E.

Age: 24, credited to Worcester, VT
Unit(s): 3rd VT INF
Service: enl 7/10/61, m/i 7/16/61, 3SGT, Co. K, 3rd VT INF, dis/dsb 10/12/61

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Birth: 07/08/1837, Worcester, VT
Death: 12/04/1906

Burial: Worcester Village Cemetery, Worcester, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Denis & Karen Jaquish
Findagrave Memorial #: 51728628
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

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Village Cemetery, Worcester, VT

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Chauncey E. Harris; Dead Veteran; Civil War; Funeral Will Be Tomorrow

Chauncey E. Harris died yesterday at five o'clock at his home, 11 Brook Street, of Bright's disease. He had been in failing health for three years, but his last sickness was only five days duration.

The deceased was born in Worcester, this state, 69 years ago last July. He moved to Barre eighteen years, and followed the occupation of pattern maker. He leaves a widow, one son, Lester, a daughter, Edith Gay, and a step-daughter, Miss Jennie Lovell, of Bangor, Maine.

Mr. Harris fought in the Civil War, and was a member of Crandall Post, G.A.R., of this city. He was also a long time member of Aurora Lodge of the Masons of Montpelier, having been connected with that lodge about 31 years.

Mr. Harris was very fond of fishing and hunting, and on the beginning of the season for the sport he was always among the first to go out with his rod or his gun.

The funeral will be held at his late home tomorrow morning at 9:30 o'clock, and the remains will be taken to Worcester for interment.

Barre Daily Times, Dec. 5, 1906


WHEREAS; It has pleased our Supreme Commander to transfer our Comrade, Chauncey E. Harris, to that post beyond the river, where so many of our comrades gone before, we realize we have lost a faithful comrade, who has served his country well, and his community a good citizen:

RESOLVED; That we extend our heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved family, and large circle of mourning friends, who have met with such a great loss.

RESOLVED; That a copy of these resolutions be spread upon the records of our post, and a copy of the same be transmitted to his wife, and they be printed in the Barre Daily Times, and, also, that the flag of our post be draped in mourning for his memory for the space of three months.

E. L. Smith
George W. Heath
George I Beckley
Committee for R. B. Crandall Post; NI. 56, G.A.R.

Barre Times, Vt, Dec. 22, 1906
Courtesy of Deanna French