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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General David Bullock Harris, C. S. A. (search)
George W. Cullum, Rufus Smith, Edmund Shriver, Alexander E. Shiras, Henry Dupont, Benjamin Alvord, and H. W. Wessell, of the Federal army, and Generals Francis H. Smith and Daniel Ruggles, and Colonels A. C. Myers (Quartermaster-General) and J. Lucius Davis, of the Confederate army. His grade of graduation was most creditable, his age being considered. His drawings in the Engineering class were deemed by Professor D. H. Mahan as equal to any executed at the celebrated German school at Metz, a leave of absence to try the effect of home comforts in recruiting his health. The duration of his leave was left to his own discretion as to his ability for service. On his return to Richmond, still in feeble health, he was ordered by President Davis 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 r