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Federal (USV)


Robert A. Hill

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 155th Pennsylvania Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company F, 155th Pennsylvania Infantry on 22 August 1862.

On the Campaign

He was shot in the foot or leg at camp near Rockville, MD on 14 September 1862 "by an over-officious guard for trespassing on a peach orchard".

The rest of the War

His leg was amputated and he was discharged on a Surgeon's Certificate on 9 June 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Porter1 with details from Bates2.


1   Porter, John T. , Financial Secretary, and Charles F. McKenna, compiler & editor, Under the Maltese Cross, Antietam to Appomattox, the Loyal Uprising in Western Pennsylvania, 1861-1865: Campaigns of the 155th Pennsylvania Regiment, Pittsburgh: 155th Regimental Association, 1910, pp. 68 - 76  [AotW citation 13560]