★★★ -Harrison, Richard

Richard Harrison Sr.:
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Born: March 3, 1821
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Birthplace: Jefferson County Alabama
Father: Isham Harrison Sr. 1788 – 1863
(Buried: Old Aberdeen Cemetery Aberdeen Mississippi)
Mother: Hariett Kelly 1789 – 1856
(Buried: Old Aberdeen Cemetery Aberdeen Mississippi)
1st​ Wife: Mary Ragsdale 1825 – 1855
(Buried: Old Aberdeen Cemetery Aberdeen Mississippi)
2nd​ Wife: Mary “Mollie” Tompkins 1839 – 1869
(Buried: First Street Cemetery Waco Texas)
3rd​ Wife: Emma Buck 1837 – 1933
(Buried: First Street Cemetery Waco Texas)
Children:
Anna William “Nannie” Harrison Buck 1848 – 1888
(Buried: First Street Cemetery Waco Texas)
Dr. Isham Harrison 1853 – 1886
(Buried: Burial Place Unknown)
Richard Harrison Jr. 1859 – 1869
(Buried: First Street Cemetery Waco Texas)
John Tompkins Harrison 1862 – 1911
(Buried: First Street Cemetery Waco Texas)
William Buck Harrison 1874 – 1878
(Buried: First Street Cemetery Waco Texas)
Richard Buck Harrison 1876 – 1964
(Buried: Oakwood Cemetery Waco Texas)

Civil War Career:

1861 – 1862: 1st​ Lt. In 11th​ Mississippi Infantry Regiment
1862: 1st​ Lt. In 43rd​ Mississippi Infantry Regiment
1862 – 1863: Major of 43rd​ Mississippi Infantry Regiment
1863 – 1865: Colonel of 43rd​ Mississippi Infantry Regiment
1863: Participated in the Vicksburg Mississippi Campaign Captured
1864: Participated in the Atlanta Campaign
1864 – 1865: Brigade Commander

Occupation after War:
1865 – 1876: Medical Doctor in Waco Texas

Died: November 1, 1876
Place of Death: Waco Texas
Age at time of Death: 55 years old
Burial Place: First Street Cemetery Waco Texas


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I can find no affirmation of his being commissioned a general in the Confederate Army. As to his title of general it was either with the state troops or he was a Kirby Smith appointee. I don't recall him on that list of Smith generals.
 
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