Rabbi Yaakov Bernstein by lizensk12 | Sep 10, 2009 | Newport, RI, Rhode Island | 3 comments « Previous: Rabbi Moshe SilkNext: Rabbi Nesanel Quinn » 3 Comments arnold mages on May 23, 2013 at 3:59 pm My great uncle Harry I Harris who was killed in the Fort Adams explosion was the first person buried in the Jewish section. I want to be sure that the American flag flies at the appropiate times. YD Miller on May 23, 2013 at 6:16 pm The original article NYT on the Fort Adams Explosion in 1898: http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=FB0C1FFF3A5811738DDDA90A94DA415B8885F0D3 A follow-up article where Private Henry I. Harris is listed between the dead: http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=F2071FF8345911738DDDA80A94DA415B8885F0D3 And here is Harris gravestone: http://cdm.reed.edu/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/jewishatl&CISOPTR=6393&CISOBOX=1&REC=18 MJ Valdes on February 20, 2017 at 6:35 pm Private Harris is honored each Memorial Day by having a flag placed on his gravesite. He is not forgotten. Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.