L. P. Harris Obituary

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Confederate Lot – Spring Hill Cemetery

from The Harrodsburg Sayings, Mercer County, Kentucky

Wednesday, December 19, 1900

Last Thursday morning about 5 o’clock, Mr. L. P. Harris suffered a hemorrhage from the stomach or lungs and died before a physician could be summoned.  He was living with his sister, Mrs. James Anderson, on Main Street, and was a man liked by all who knew him.  He was a harness maker, industrious and honest, and was in the employ of his brother-in-law, Mr. James Anderson.  He was 57 years old and fought through the four years of the Civil War, on the Confederate side, being a member of the famous Orphan Brigade.  He was born in Wayne County and leaves behind two brothers and two sister – Mr. Emsley Harris, of Wayne County, Mr. James T. Harris, of Stanford, Mrs. James Anderson and Miss Eliza Harris, of this city – all of whom were present at the obsequies.  He was buried by his old Confederate comrades on their lot in Spring Hill Cemetery, Saturday afternoon, services being held at the Christian Church, at 2 o’clock.

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