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F.H. Weaver

F.H. Weaver

Confederate (CSV)


Franklin Harrison Weaver


(? - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Command Billet: Company Officer

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company H of the Fourth Regiment on 16 May 1861. He was listed from Iredell County, North Carolina.

On the Campaign

He was the last standing officer of the regiment in the Sunken Road and was killed there while leading the few survivors and waving the colors.

References & notes

Service information from Moore's Roster1 and Clark2. His picture from a tinted photograph (ambrotype?) widely posted online, but of unknown provenance.


Date not known


09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD


1   Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 1, pg. 145  [AotW citation 1047]

2   Clark, Walter, editor, Histories of the Several Regiments and Battalions from North Carolina in the Great War, 1861-1865, 5 vols., Raleigh and Goldsboro (NC): E. M. Uzzell, Nash Brothers, printers, 1901, Vol. 1, pp. 247, 272  [AotW citation 1048]