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F.H. Weaver

F.H. Weaver

Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

Franklin Harrison Weaver

"Frank"

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Command Billet: Company Officer

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 21 year old student in Iredell County, he initially enlisted as Sergeant in June 1861 and was was commissioned 3rd Lieutenant, Company H, 4th North Carolina Infantry in July or August. He was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant in November 1861.

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, Clark2, and his Compiled Service Records. His picture from one posted online by family genealogists and on the State Troops and Volunteers Facebook page, credit to Paul Weaver.

Birth

c. 1840

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

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]