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Pvt. Henry Harrison Kitts' Confederate Service Record incorrectly list him as Henry H. Kitt (no s on th end of the name). It also lists him as Kett. He was born 10 Jan 1835. He enrolled as a Private in Dahlgren Rifles, 7th Regiment Mississippi Volunteers on Aug 17, 1861 and was mustered into the Confederate Service on Aug. 22, 1861 at Toppasaw, MS. The Company subsequently became Company H, 7th Mississippi Infantry. He served at Camp Clark, Bay St. Louis, MS from Sept. 27, 1861 to Oct 31, 1861. He was mortally wounded in the train wreck at Ponchatoula, LA on Feb. 27, 1862 and died in the C. S. Hospital in New Orleans, LA on Mar. 27, 1862. He was buried in an unmarked grave in Cypress Grove Cemetery, New Orleans, La. .His Service Record lists cause of death as "Collision of Cars". He was only 27 and left behind a young wife and three young children. The price of war. He was my great grandfather. Please add him to your Grave
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