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 Harris Sanders

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Harris Sanders

Birth
Montgomery County, North Carolina, USA
Death 21 Feb 1917 (aged 92)
Cotton Plant, Tippah County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Blue Mountain, Tippah County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 31101561 View Source
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Son Of: Nimrod Saunders
Husbands of: Teresa Turner & Emmeline Crump

Harris served in the Confederate Army in the Civil War, in Co. D of the 7th Mississippi Cavalry Regiment [also called 1st Partisan Rangers] was oranized during the early summer of 1862 and in July had 35 officers and 817 men present for duty. It served in the Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana and later was assigned to Chalmer's, R. McCulloc's, and Starke's Brigade. The unit took an active part in the operations in North Mississippi, Kentucky, and West Tennessee. It contained 310 men in October, 1863 and reported 13 casualties at Collierville and 1 at Oxford. The regiment ended the war in Mississippi and was included in the surrender on May 4,1865.


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