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Charles Frederick Fisher (1816 – July 21, 1861) was an American attorney, legislator, engineer, and soldier from Rowan County, North Carolina who during the American Civil War became the Colonel commanding the 6th North Carolina Regiment. Fisher's gallantry leading a charge on a Union Army battery at the First Battle of Bull Run cost him his life and made him an early hero of the Confederacy; Fort Fisher was named for him.


  • Exhibits relating to the subject at the North Carolina Museum of History
  • List of presidents of North Carolina Railroad
  • Rumple, Jethro (2008) [1881]. A History of Rowan County, North Carolina. Westminster, Maryland: Heritage Books. ISBN 0-7884-1203-5.