Historical Rosters Database
Fred Henry HarrisRoster ID 2400
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1865|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Fred Henry Harris, Class of 1865: Genealogy: Born- Sept. 19, 1845 at "Otter View", Forest Depot, Bedford, Co. Va. Father- Dr. Hector Harris; Mother- Catherine Adams Alexander. Pat. Grandfather- William Harris; Pat. Grandmother- Doshea Thorpe Harris. Mat. Grandfather- Gerrard Alexander; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Innes. Married- Harriet Warren in Nov. 1875. Children- 1- Robert Innes Harris; 2- Hector Harris; 3- William W. Harris; 4- Adelaide Harris; 5- Ruth Harris; 6- Frederick Harris; 7- Henry Harris, Jr.; 8- Nicholas Cobbs Harris; 9- Catherine Harris. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Jan. 11, 1862; Resigned Aug. 12, 1862 to enter Military Service. Military Record: May have served with a Cavalry Regiment (probably 1st Va. Cavalry) before entering VMI; After leaving VMI, Appointed 1st Lieut. and Drill Master for 4th Regiment of the Virginia State Line; Enlisted July 10, 1863 at Saltville as Private in Co. A, 21st Va. Cavalry; absent on horse detail in fall of 1863; promoted to Sgt. Major Jan. 8, 1864. Careers: Farmer. Died- Dec. 15, 1896 in Lynchburg, Va.|