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Henry Richard Harris
Birth: Feb. 2, 1828
Sparta
Hancock County
Georgia, USA
Death: Oct. 15, 1909
Odessadale
Meriwether County
Georgia, USA

US Representative. During the Civil War, Harris was a Colonel in the Confederate Army. In 1873, he was elected as a US Representative from Georgia, serving until 1879. He was elected again as a Representative from 1885 to 1887. Following that he was appointed by President Cleveland as Third Assistant Postmaster General of the United States, serving until 1889. (bio by: Evening Blues) 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Harris (1781 - 1858)
  Mary Polly Sasnett Harris (1795 - 1861)
 
 Spouses:
  Eliza Ann Gresham Harris (1830 - 1880)*
  Kate Virginia Moses Harris (1853 - 1918)*
 
 Children:
  William Terrell Harris (1850 - 1893)*
  Ella L. Harris Wimbish (1855 - 1943)*
  Rebecca Frances Harris Atkinson (1856 - 1895)*
  James Flewellen Harris (1860 - 1861)*
  Infant Daughter Harris (1862 - 1862)*
  Albert Y. Harris (1863 - 1902)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nancy Anne Harris Slaton (1807 - 1882)**
  Elizabeth R. Harris Hall (1809 - 1853)**
  Benjamin Tarpley Harris (1813 - 1872)**
  Samuel Wiley Harris (1815 - 1875)**
  Mary Ann Harris Sasnett (1817 - 1887)**
  Henry Richard Harris (1828 - 1909)
  William Terrell Harris (1829 - 1863)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Greenville City Cemetery
Greenville
Meriwether County
Georgia, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Oct 07, 2003
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- 55Chevy
 Added: Jul. 29, 2016
He was a Deserter. As the Union Army approached, he threw off his rank and ran. he does not deserve any honors. -Columbus Daily Enquirer-Sun; Oct. 1, 1878; Page 2
- Sir KyL Cobb
 Added: Jun. 6, 2016

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