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Harris, Wentworth N.


Age: 24, credited to Vernon, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 11/28/63, m/i 12/8/63, Pvt, Co. E, 11th VT INF, tr to Co. A 6/24/65, m/o 8/25/65

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Birth: 1839, Vernon, VT
Death: 01/02/1892

Burial: West Dover Village Cemetery, Dover, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards

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


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 3/26/1889
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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West Dover Village Cemetery, Dover, VT

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Wentworth N. Harris

Deerfield Valley Times (Wilmington)

January 15, 1892

In the death of Wentworh N. Harris, who departed this life on Saturday, Jan. 2, the town loses a good man and his children a kind and loving father. About two weeks ago Mr. Harris was taken ill with the prevailling influenza, but after a few days was so far recovered as to be out again. It would seem that he overdid or took cold so that he had a second attack which terminated in pneumonia. Mr. Harris was a native of Vernon. He came here to live about the year 1868, and has since been an esteemed citizen of this town. He was an industrious, candid, conscientious, honest man. For several years he had been one of the selectmen of the town. He was a member of the Universalist church at Wilmington, and was also a member of the Grand Army, having served as a soldier in the Civil war for three years. Rev. Mr.

Sprague of Brattleboro attended the funeral, which was held from the Congregational church on Tuesday. The heartfelt sympathy of neighbors and friends is given to the bereaved family of children who within two months have lost a devoted and indulgent father and mother. Mr. Harris was about 53 years of age.

Contributed by Tom Boudreau.