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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Evan T. Shiver

(c. 1831 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 30 year old farmer in Duplin County, he enlisted on 6 September in Onslow County and mustered a Private, Company A, 35th North Carolina Infantry on 17 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by gunshot in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 and captured there.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD, but died there on 8 October 1862. He was originally buried "on west side of and in the [Mt. Olivet] cemetery at Frederick." Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett,1 who has him as E.T. Shiver. He has a stone at Mt. Olivet Cemetery and may still be there.

Birth

c. 1831 in Duplin County

Death

10/08/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD

Notes

1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4957]