Franklin Harrison Weaver"Frank"
(? - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Command Billet: Company Officer
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company H of the Fourth Regiment on 16 May 1861. He was listed from Iredell County, North Carolina.
In the Antietam 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, Sources, and other notes:
Service information from Moore's Roster1 and Clark2. His picture from a tinted photograph (ambrotype?) widely posted online, but of unknown provenance.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: 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]
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