Creator

Date Original

Undated

Description

This memorial of Omer Rose Weaver was written by F.T. Vaughn, a member of the Omer R. Weaver Chapter, United Confederate Veterans.

Biographical/Historical Note

Omer Rose Weaver was born to Samuel Montgomery, Sr., and Mary Eliza Rose on February 15, 1837,in Little Rock, Arkansas. He served as a First Lieutenant in Woodruff's Artillery Company, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, State Troops. He was killed at Wilson's Creek on August 10, 1861. Weaver is believed to be the first Arkansan to be killed during the Civil War. After his death, the artillery company changed its name to Weaver Artillery in his honor.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.020.001

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Omer Rose Weaver memorial, SMC.020.001

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Omer Rose Weaver memorial, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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