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Richard Norfleet Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0641

Scope and Contents

The collection contains miscellaneous papers related to Confederate military service, including a muster roll of Capt. Lovelace's Company of Light Artillery and pension application.

Dates

  • 1865-1907

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Biographical / Historical

Richard Norfleet Harris, son of R. N. and Amanda Banks Harris, was born on 15 September 1844 at Rosedale, near Laneville, Hale County, Alabama. He was a junior at the University of Alabama when the Civil War began. He served as drillmaster for the 37th Alabama Infantry Regiment, then stationed in Auburn, Alabama. By the end of the war, he was a first lieutenant.

Harris returned to the family plantation and on 30 June 1869, he married Sallie Melville Minge, of Norwood, Marengo County, Alabama. The couple had two children: (1) Lucy Melville; and (2) Richard N. Jr.

He died on 27 September 1910 at Rosedale.

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet (7 items; photocopies)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Miscellaneous papers related to Confederate military service, including a pension application and muster roll of Capt. Lovelace's Company of Light Artillery.

Provenance

unknown

General

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Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Title
Guide to the Richard Norfleet Harris papers
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
February 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500