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Federal (USV)

Private

Robert S. Martin

(c. 1837 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 111th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

A 24 year old boatman, he enlisted on 16 December 1861 in Albion, PA and mustered into service as Private, Company H, 111th Pennsylvania Infantry on 18 December.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic service from Bates1. Further details from the Company H Descriptive Book in the US National Archives, transcribed and provided by Patrick Knierman.

Birth

c. 1837; Bedford, PA

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871, Vol. III, pg. 1050  [AotW citation 10975]