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Confederate (CSV)


Evan Thomas 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 Onslow County, he enlisted there on 6 September 1861 and mustered as Private, Company A, 35th North Carolina Infantry on 17 October.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by a 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" and was probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett,1 who has him as E.T. Shiver. His service from the Roster 2 and his Compiled Service Record, online via fold3. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.3 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860. He has a stone at Mt. Olivet Cemetery and may still be there.

He married Mary Jane Andrews (1838-1927) in December 1855 and they had 3 children.


c. 1831; Onslow County, NC


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


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]

2   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 26113]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #9.603  [AotW citation 26114]