Advertisement in the Virginia Gazette stated that William HARRIS, “a mulatto fellow, about five feet eleven inches high. the veins in his legs being much broke, appear in knots” was enlisted at the lower end of New Kent County in the 6th Virginia Regiment, Capt. Thomas Massie’s company, and had deserted; he was expected to be “lurking about Charles City.” There a number of William HARRIS’s who served at Valley Forge in the 2nd VA