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 Henry Lawson Wyatt

Henry Lawson Wyatt

Birth
Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Death 10 Jun 1861 (aged 19)
Big Bethel, Hampton City, Virginia, USA
Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Plot Soldier Section K, Grave 82
Memorial ID 2178 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Army Soldier. He enlisted in April 1861 for service with 1st Regiment, Company A, North Carolina Volunteers. He was killed in action on June 10, 1861 at the Battle of Big Bethel in Virginia - the only Confederate fatality. His death made him the first Confederate soldier to die during the Civil War. In 1912 a statue honoring him was erected on the North Carolina State Capitol grounds in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Bio by: Beth Painter


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2178
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Lawson Wyatt (12 Apr 1842–10 Jun 1861), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2178, citing Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .