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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 10 0 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General David Bullock Harris, C. S. A. (search)
edition into Kentucky, sent out by General Bragg. When General Beauregard was ordered to Charleston, by his request, General Harris accompanied him as engineer, and constructed the defences there with such consummate skill that they withstood all a General Finnegan's force. When General Beauregard was called to Petersburg to aid in the vital defence of Richmond, General Harris followed from Florida and began at once the construction of his grand series of fortifications which as Grant facetio to proceed at once to Charleston. The yellow fever prevailed there at the time, and contracting the dread disease General Harris died at Summerville, South Carolina, in less than a week after his arrival there, on October 10, 1864. His remains wEva Virginia. Distinguished officers of the late Confederate army have borne the warmest testimony to the merit of General Harris. General Beauregard wrote: He was the only officer in his command who never made a mistake; that he always exceede