James, look how far we've come. Mr Harris served as magistrate in Washington County, Mississippi (same home County of Holt Collier) shortly after the war and founded the Mississippi Bar for Colored Lawyers. He may have come from Tennessee. He defended a number of clients accused of murder through his career.
He formed the Mississippi Loyal League after the 1890 constitution was adopted to attempt to restore the vote to black men. He died in 1913 in Greenville MS. (hometown of Holt Collier)