Colonel Virginia Regiment of Artillery, 30 NOV 1776; Colonel 1st Continental Artillery, 01 JAN 1777; retired 01 JAN 1783; papers destroyed in War Office fire of 1800; assignee awarded 500 acres of bounty land; described as brother of Benjamin HARRISON, the signer of the Declaration; wife Mary CLAIBORN;Iawarded land bounty of 6,666 2/3 acres. Colonel Charles HARRISON served at Valley Forge as a Regimental Commander in the 1st ARTY.