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Gen James Edward Harrison
Birth: Apr. 24, 1815
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 1875
Waco
McLennan County
Texas, USA

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. In 1861, he served in the Texas Secession Convention and then entered Confederate Army as a Major in the 1st Texas Infantry Battalion. He became Colonel of the 15th Texas Infantry in 1862, serving in the Trans-Mississippi Department Louisiana Campaigns of 1863 and 1864. Promoted Brigadier General of the Trans-Mississippi Department in December 1864, he commanded the 17th Texas Infantry, 22nd and 31st Texas dismounted cavalry regiments until the end of the war. After the war, he returned to Waco, Texas and was prominent in local affairs. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Isham Harrison (1788 - 1863)
  Harriet Kelly Harrison (1789 - 1856)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Ann Evans Harrison (1825 - 1862)
  Henrietta Matilda Hardin Harrison (1824 - 1909)*
 
 Children:
  John Hampton Harrison (1842 - 1915)*
  Laura Harrison Ross (1844 - 1870)*
  James E Harrison (1846 - 1869)*
  Thomas Harrison (1850 - 1862)*
  Emma Harrison Carter (1852 - 1873)*
  Mary Evans Harrison Abbott (1854 - 1909)*
  Richard Henry Harrison (1857 - 1901)*
  Earle Harrison Bolinger (1862 - 1922)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eliza Ann Harrison Earle (1810 - 1881)*
  Laura Harrison Jack (1812 - 1877)*
  James Edward Harrison (1815 - 1875)
  Louisa Jane Harrison Thompson (1817 - 1879)*
  Richard Harrison (1821 - 1876)*
  Thomas Harrison (1823 - 1891)*
  Isham Harrison (1824 - 1864)*
  William Kelley Harrison (1825 - 1852)*
  Harriett Kelly Harrison Evans (1827 - 1876)*
  Moses Kelly Harrison (1829 - 1894)*
  Mary Virginia Harrison Clay (1834 - 1885)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
First Street Cemetery
Waco
McLennan County
Texas, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 31.3326, -97.07143
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Oct 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 18072
Gen James Edward Harrison
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Gen James Edward Harrison
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