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 (1863) Battle of Gettysburg
Larry Purtell
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News from the 47th N.C. infantry
Posted on: 11/18/2017 7:03:43 PM
From the Raleigh Register, Raleigh NC. July 15, 1863

Alexander H. Harris

Residence Wake County NC; a 19 year-old Printer.

Enlisted on 3/13/1862 at Wake County, NC as a Sergeant.

On 4/29/1862 he mustered into "I" Co. NC 47th Infantry
He died of wounds on 6/9/1864 at Lynchburg, VA

Wounded 7/3/1863 Gettysburg, PA (Returned)
Wounded 5/8/1864 Spotsylvania Court House, VA

"My goal is to live forever. So far, so good.