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Harris, Emerson G.


Age: 36, credited to Halifax, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/11/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. E, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/9/65

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Birth: 1826, Halifax, VT
Death: 03/22/1890

Burial: Niles Cemetery, Halifax, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Boudreau

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/15/1876; mother, Lucy M., 7/16/1890, VT
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

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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Niles Cemetery, Halifax, VT

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.


Courtesy of Gail Lynde


Undated obituary: "The funeral of Emerson Harris was held at his home in the south part of the town on Tuesday last, attended by Rev. H. Fowler, assisted by Rev. A. W. Goodnow. Mr. Harris was a member of Co. E, 11th Regiment Vermont Vols., and served three years during the late war."

From the Holmes Family album, Halifax, VT. Photograph and obituary courtesy of Gail Lynde.