Acton Memorial Library
|E||6th MVI (9 months)||Corpl.; enl. Aug. 25, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862||must. out June 3, 1863||Acton||farmer||age 18|
|E||6th MVI (100 days)||Corpl.; enl. July 8, 1864; must. July 18, 1864||
must. out Oct. 27, 1864
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|E||6th MVI||May 5, 1897||Invalid||1 190 754||1 110 214||Mass.|
Recorded as member no. 17 in the membership roster of Isaac Davis Post No. 138 G.A.R., Acton, Massachusetts (Acton Memorial Library archives, 92.2.1).
|Date||May 4, 1913|
|Obituary||Concord Enterprise, May 7, 1913|
|Burial||Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.|
Francis Edwin Harris, age 11, is recorded in the 1855 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 37) with James and Lydia Harris (source: 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton. Compiled by Ann S. Lainhart. Boston, 1989. Page 9.)
Francis E. Harris, age 16, a farm laborer, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household of John Harris, age 56, a master carpenter, and Lydia Harris age, 53. Household also included John Blood (source: 1860 United States Federal Census. In: Ancestry.com [online database]).
Francis Edward Harris, a 21 year old carpenter, is recorded in the 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 291) with Mandana Sophia Harris and one child (source: 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton. Compiled by Ann S. Lainhart. Boston, 1989. Page 75.)
Name included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
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