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Name:Henry Huntington Harrison
Affiliation:Class of 1867
Biography & Genealogy:Harrison Henry Huntington, Class of 1867: Born- May 12, 1848. Matriculated from Comans Well, Va. At VMI 6 1/2 months (July 1863-February 1864). Military Record: Unofficial sources say he enlisted in Col J.S. Mosby's Regiment Va Cavalry (43rd Battalion Va Cavalry). Same sources say captured March 21, 1865 and held until end of war. Post War Career: Planter; public official; filibuser; realtor. Studied law at UVa 1867-68. Involved 1870-71 with attempt to overthrow Spanish rule of Cuba. Unofficial source says captured by Spanish authorities and held until freed by US diplomats. Represented Sussex County in Va House of Delegates 1877-79. Orange grower, realtor Dade County, Fl. He did attend 1925 reunion of Mosby's men. Died- April 4, 1928 in Keswick, Va. Buried in Old Chapel Cemetery near Boyce.
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