Pvt. Henry Harris Co. H. 11 INF. CONN VOLS. Died July 28, 1914 AE. 60

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Private Henry Harris died July 28, 1914 in Wethersfield, Connecticut. FAG Link He is a Civil War veteran. We need help with his enlistment date and muster out dates and family lineage. Any help is appreciated. Thank you wikitree family

I added grave photos to his profile

See National Park Service

WikiTree profile: Henry Harris
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Connecticut. Adjutant-General's Office; Catalogue of Connecticut volunteer organizations : (infantry, cavalry, and artillery,) in the service of the United States, 1861-1865, with additional enlistments, casualties, &c., &c., and brief summaries, showing the operations and service of the several regiments and batteries, Brown & Gross, Hartford, 1869, p. 491

 Eleventh Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, Company H
: Harris, Henry H.  Private: Residence Wethersfield; Mustered Nov. 14, 1861; Re-enlisted Vet Dec. 15, 1863; Wd. Dec. 21, 1865.
by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (736k points)
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What does Wd abbreviation stand for?

Discharge?
My GUESS is wounded?  There is no explanation for the abbrevs in the book.
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by Marion Poole G2G Astronaut (1.1m points)
On FMP there are oodles of Harry Harris records for Navy, Army etc

FMP

First name(s) Henry

Last name Harris

Relationship Self

Marital status Widowed

Gender Male

Age 46

Birth year 1834

Birth place Connecticut

Occupation Farm Laborer

Ethnicity American

Race White

Father's birth place Connecticut, United States

Mother's birth place Connecticut, United States

City/township Winchester

County Litchfield

State Connecticut

NARA film T9-0101

Record set Us Census 1880

Category Census, land & surveys

Subcategory Census

Collections from Americas, United States

Index (c) IRI. Used by permission of FamilySearch Intl

This is a cool source. It shows the civil war veterans buried in Wethersfield village cemetery! Wow!!
Yes have to narrow it with available info lol
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Source: "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6D3-76V : 3 March 2020), Henry H Harris in household of Hosea Harris, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States; citing family 155, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
United States Census, 1850 Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
: Hosea Harris      Male        51    Connecticut
: Sarah Harris      Female   48     Connecticut
: Henry H Harris  Male      15     Connecticut
: Sarah A Harris  Female   12     Connecticut
: Mary W Harris  Female     6     Connecticut
: Albert Francis Francis   Male  5  Connecticut
: John Mcguire  Male       10      Connecticut

United States Civil War Soldiers Index, 1861-1865    "United States Civil War Soldiers Index, 1861-1865," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F9GM-Z66 : 4 December 2014), Henry H. Harris, Private, Company H, 11th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry, Union; citing NARA microfilm publication M535 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 7; FHL microfilm 821,915.

United States Census, 1900   Fitch's Home for Soldiers and Soldiers' Hospital, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States   "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9QX-KYL : accessed 31 March 2020), Henry H Harris, Fitch's Home for Soldiers and Soldiers' Hospital, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 546, sheet 3A, family , NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,133.

United States Census, 1910 Alms house  Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut  "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MKK1-137 : accessed 31 March 2020), Henry H Harris in household of Franklin J Dix, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 244, sheet 22A, family 527, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 132; FHL microfilm 1,374,145.

by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (736k points)
I’m wondering if middle name is Hosea after the father

Thank you Chris!

Great sources!
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I believe this Henry Harris is the son of Hosea (b.1799) and Sarah Harris of Wethersfield.

I will look into trying to connected him to the correct family.
by James Paxton G2G6 Mach 1 (11.6k points)
Thank you James looks good! I’m helping adding sources to this lineage. He is connected amazing History here

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