Pvt Elijah Wilson Flake

Pvt Elijah Wilson Flake

Birth
Anson County, North Carolina, USA
Death 18 Sep 1918 (aged 77)
Polkton, Anson County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Wadesboro, Anson County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 55840689 · View Source
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Occupation: trucking. Parents: William Cameron Flake and Martha Emeline Huntley.

Note: death certificate lists burial place as home grave yard.

Elijah Wilson Flake was a member of the 14th Regiment North Carolina Infantry Company C. He was transferred to the Confederate States Steamer, Merrimac, in preparation in the Navy yard at Portsmouth, Virginia, early in 1862. Later he enlisted in 26th Regiment North Carolina Infantry Company K and was with that unit when Lee surrendered at Appomattox.

Elijah W. Flake was a member of the crew of the Merrimac. He wrote an account of his service. It can be read at the address below.

http://www.archive.org/stream/battlebetweenmer00flak


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  • Created by: Julious
  • Added: 3 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 55840689
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Elijah Wilson Flake (15 Jan 1841–18 Sep 1918), Find a Grave Memorial no. 55840689, citing Brown Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Wadesboro, Anson County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Julious (contributor 46966445) .