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Harris, George W.


Age: 24, credited to Stowe, VT
Unit(s): 17th VT INF
Service: enl 9/7/64, m/i 9/14/64, CPL, Co. K, 17th VT INF,wdd, Petersburg, 4/2/65, Petersburg, m/o 7/17/65

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Birth: 05/07/1839, Stockbridge, MA
Death: 04/13/1911

Burial: West Branch Cemetery, Stowe, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Hackett

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


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/29/1877; widow Edwina L., 11/9/1916, VT
Portrait?: Stowe Veterans, 1906
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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West Branch Cemetery, Stowe, VT

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George W. Harris

News & Citizen: APRIL 19, 1911

Funeral services were held at 2 0'clock Sunday afternoon, at the West Branch Church, for George W. Harris, who died Thursday after a long illness. Mr. Harris was about 72 years of age, was the son of Horace and Harriet Mills Harris. He was born in Hopkinton, N.H., but the most of his early life was passed in Stowe. He served about a year in Co. K., 17th Vermont, was wounded in the face at the Battle of Petersburg April 23, 1865. After the war Mr. Harris lived in Michigan for many years, returning to Stowe about 18 years ago. He is survived by his wife, formerly Mrs. Edwina Edson Harlow, a step son Harry Harlow, a step daughter Mrs Walter Foster of Stowe, and by four children by a former marriage, of whom Frank, of New York City, recently visited him. Another son, and two daughters reside in the west. A sister, Mrs Daniel Merritt lives in this town. Mr. Harris was a member of Mystic Lodge, F. & A.M., and of Lamoille Commandery, Knights of Templar, and of H.H. Smith Post G.A.R.. The funeral was conducted by the Masons, and the G.A.R. attended in a body.

Submitted by: Deanna French.