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Daniel Harvey Christie

  • Birth 28 Mar 1833 Frederick County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 17 Jul 1863 Winchester, Winchester City, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Winchester, Winchester City, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 5847001

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. He served during the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 23rd North Carolina Infantry regiment, who he led through the Battles of First Winchester, Fox Gap and Gettysburg. At the Battle of Gettysburg, he regiment was part of Iverson's Brigade, and were engaged on the First Day (July 1, 1863). After Union infantry had arrived on the field, Iverson's Brigade was directed to attack Union positions on Oak Hill, starting from Mummasburg Road. Without proper leadership and reconnaissance, the brigade advanced against the Federal positions, Colonel Christie's 23rd North Carolina occupying the center of the Rebel line. Soon afterwards the whole brigade was ambushed by the Federal Brigade under General Henry Baxter. The North Carolinian's were torn to pieces and Colonel Christie was mortally wounded. Transported to Winchester, Virginia after the battle, he died there on July 17, 1863.

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  • Added: 15 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5847001
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Daniel Harvey Christie (28 Mar 1833–17 Jul 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5847001, citing Stonewall Confederate Cemetery, Winchester, Winchester City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .