Henry Evans Avent



Henry Evans Avent was born February 27,1829 in Chatham Co., NC and died July 18, 1901 in Chatham Co., NC. He was a farmer and a veteran of the War Between the States, serving as a Sgt., Co. G, 5th NC Cavalry. Here is a page with information on Henry's service in the War Between the States. He is buried in the Buchanan family cemetery at the site of the old Buchanan home place, currently in the woods near Corinth, NC, near the Cape Fear River. Here is a picture of his gravestone: