--The remains of Capt. John P. Harrison
, of the Verina Artillery
, reached this city on Saturday evening, by the Central
cars, and were followed to Hollywood Cemetery by a large number of friends, including several members of the legal profession.
was a prominent lawyer in Henrico county
, and formerly Commissioner
With patriotic devotion, he took up arms in the cause of the South
, and was elected to the command of the company above named, a position for which he was well qualitied by study and experience.
The miasma of the Peninsula
, where he was stationed, brought on an intermittent disease, followed by typhoid fever, and he lately returned to the home of his father-in-law in Hanover county
, where he died on Thursday last.
was a man of high and honorable character, and his death adds another to the list of valuable citizens who have fallen victims in a war for the defence of their home and firesides.