Faces of the 6th

The Photographic History of original members of the

6th North Carolina State Troops

Copyright (C) 1999-2013, compiled by Historian, Rick Walton

The following photographs are of original members of the "Bloody Sixth". We are honored to include their images here.

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Image from a tintype. Collection 9. Neg. 100-54. UNC Collection

Photo Source:

Private Henry Speck Harris

Company B

Resided in : Granville County

Prior Occupation: Unknown

Enlisted: May 1, 1861, for the war

Where: Orange County

Age at enlistment: 22

Killed in Action: May 20, 1862

Buried: on the battlefield, unknown

Service Record

Henry Speck Harris was born at Bahama, N.C. on February 12, 1837, and died at the battle of Seven Pines (Virginia) on May 20, 1862.

He was a member of the Flat River Guard (FRG on hat), and belonged to Company B, Sixth N.C. Regiment.