John W. Harris

John W. Harris

First Sergeant, Company A, 40th Regiment, Georgia Infantry, CSA

Promoted to Private March 10, 1862

Appointed First Sergeant November 1863

Deserted 1864

Took Oath of Allegiance to the United States Government June 6, 1864 at Louisville, Kentucky

Released June 8, 1864 to remain north of the Ohio River during the War