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Confederate (CSV)


Jeremiah Field Craven

(1838 - 1907)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 46th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Randolph County, a 23 year old student, he enlisted as 3rd Sergeant of Company F, 46th North Carolina Infantry on 25 February 1862 in Salisbury, NC.

On the Campaign

He was left behind, sick, near Harpers Ferry, VA on 16 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was listed as "dead but not officially reported" in April 1863 then dropped from the Company rolls, but he returned to duty on 25 September 1864. He was surrendered and paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.

After the War

He became a Methodist minister.

References & notes

His service information from Moore,1 who lists him as Jeremiah F. Creaver, and his Compiled Service Records,2 online from fold3. Further details from family genealogists and his gravesite on Findagrave.


09/17/1838; Randolph County, NC


11/07/1907; Climax, NC; burial in Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery, Climax, NC


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. 3, pp. 307 - 313  [AotW citation 12794]

2   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 27783]