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Life in the Big City

Sometime around 1857 or 1858, twenty-year-old L.K. Harris moved fifteen miles from his father’s home in Hagerstown, Indiana to the big city of Richmond (population six or seven thousand).  I’ve found no evidence why he moved, whether as an escape … Continue reading

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Leaving Home

Lewis Kinsey Harris left home before he went off to the Civil War.  Even though he was still a relatively young man, he had moved on from his father’s house.  And his mother was dead. L.K. was born on May … Continue reading

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