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CMOHS.org - Captain/Ass. Adjutant General WEIR, HENRY C., U.S. Army

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WEIR, HENRY C.

Rank: Captain/Ass. Adjutant General
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: U.S. Volunteers
Born: West Point, N.Y.
Departed: Yes
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Place / Date: At St. Mary's Church, Va., 24 June 1864
 
 


WEIR, HENRY C. Photo
 
Citation

The division being hard pressed and falling back, this officer dismounted, gave his horse to a wounded officer, and thus enabled him to escape. Afterwards, on foot, Captain Weir rallied and took command of some stragglers and helped to repel the last charge of the enemy.