Hampden-Sydney College's older buildings.
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William Henry Harrison entered Hampden-Sydney College in 1787. He attended Hampden-Sydney forthree years and from there enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania to study medicine in Philadelphia in 1790 and 1791. After his father's death in 1791he decided to make the military his career. OnAugust 16, 1791 Harrison was commissioned an ensign in the First Regiment of Infantry.
Let's find out some of Harrison's military history.