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William Michael Harnsberger (Dickinson Chronicles)

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John Osborne and James W. Gerencser, eds., “William Michael Harnsberger,” Dickinson Chronicles, http://chronicles.dickinson.edu/encyclo/h/ed_harnsbergerW.htm.
William Harnsberger was born on May 23, 1835 in Port Republic, Rockingham County, Virginia. As a member of the class of 1856, “Willie” was active in the Union Philosophical Society, Phi Kappa Sigma, and Zeta Psi. His brother, Henry, had been a member of the class of 1841. After receiving his bachelor of arts degree, William returned to Virginia, where he taught until the start of the Civil War.

Harnsberger enlisted in the Confederate States Army soon after the outbreak of the war. He was killed on September 19, 1862 in Loudoun County, Virginia.
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