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Gen Peter Charles Harris
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Birth: Nov. 10, 1865
Bartow County
Georgia, USA
Death: Mar. 18, 1951
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Major General, The Adjutant General of the United States. Harris entered the U.S. military as a Captain of the 9th Infantry in March 1899. He was promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel of Infantry in July 1916, and Colonel of Infantry in May 1917. He became a Brigadier-General of the National Army in December 1917, and Major General, the Adjutant General in September 1918. He served in that capacity until 1922, winning the Distinguished Service Medal in February 1919 for exceptional service. 
Family links: 
  Charles Hooks Harris (1835 - 1917)
  Margaret Ann Monk Harris (1838 - 1901)
  Bayard Guthrie Harris (1895 - 1909)*
  Charles Dashiell Harris (1897 - 1918)*
  James Coffee Harris (1858 - 1940)*
  Margaret Prairie Harris (1862 - 1932)*
  Peter Charles Harris (1865 - 1951)
  William Julius Harris (1868 - 1932)*
  Mary Adella Harris Garrett (1874 - 1968)*
  Hunter Maxwell Harris (1877 - 1946)*
*Calculated relationship
Major General U.S. Army The Adjutant General 1918-1922 World War I D.S.M.
Princeton Cemetery
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
Created by: Dan Silva
Record added: Jul 24, 2005
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Gen Peter Charles Harris
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Gen Peter Charles Harris
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Gen Peter Charles Harris
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Thank you for your service ..."Preserving the memories so others will remember..." ™
- John Michael
 Added: Jun. 15, 2016
Thank you, sir.
- AR
 Added: Aug. 12, 2014
Gen. Harris was a graduate of the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1888. A somewhat fuller summary career biography of him is given in entry #3268 in Cullum's Biographical Register of the Graduates of the Military Academy; it is online.
- Bill Thayer (History of West Point)
 Added: Jan. 13, 2014
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